verb (used with object), be·sieged, be·sieg·ing.
Origin of besiege
Related formsbe·siege·ment, nounbe·sieg·er, nounbe·sieg·ing·ly, adverbun·be·sieged, adjective
Examples from the Web for besieger
The abbey resisted for more than two hours after the besieger had taken the retrenchment.
The besieger must enter the fortress; he uses violence, sometimes gentle violence; more often trickery, the caress.The Natural Philosophy of Love|Remy de Gourmont
In this figure the parts coloured red indicate the works occupied by the besieger and the direction of his fire.
The besieger had at this point from twelve to fifteen hundred men to protect the workmen.
Neisse is a formidable Fortress, much strengthened since last year; but here is a Besieger with much better chance!History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. XIII. (of XXI.)|Thomas Carlyle