verb (used with object), be·sieged, be·sieg·ing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM besiegebe·siege·ment, nounbe·sieg·er, nounbe·sieg·ing·ly, adverbun·be·sieged, adjective
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On his way, however, he stopped to besiege Fort Stanwix, or Schuyler.The Story of the Thirteen Colonies|H. A. (Hlne Adeline) Guerber
But the place was by far too strong for so small a force to besiege, and still less to take it.The Huguenots in France|Samuel Smiles.
Towards the end of March 1312 he was preparing to besiege Berwick with an unusually large force.King Robert the Bruce|A. F. Murison
The castle continued firm, and Gustavus began to levy forces to besiege it.The Swedish Revolution Under Gustavus Vasa|Paul Barron Watson
Do you think these wolves could besiege and take a city like Khauran?'A Witch Shall Be Born|Robert E. Howard