Origin of besiege
OTHER WORDS FROM besiegebe·siege·ment, nounbe·sieg·er, nounbe·sieg·ing·ly, adverbun·be·sieged, adjective
How to use besiege in a sentence
"Since I have the choice, I prefer to opt for the latter struggle," he is reported to have told his besiegers.French Terrorist Mohamed Merah’s Last Words Taped by Cops Now Leaked on TV|Tracy McNicoll|July 9, 2012|DAILY BEAST
As the siege progressed besiegers and besieged actually came to know each other by sight.
On the city side, narrow lanes, lofty houses and strongly-built palaces offered secure protection to the besiegers.
The besiegers forced the advance barricade, burned the drawbridge, and fired the gate.King Robert the Bruce|A. F. Murison
A drummer soon came with a message from the besiegers, but a message which was utterly unintelligible to the besieged.The History of England from the Accession of James II.|Thomas Babington Macaulay
Through glasses one could see something being drawn up the purple slope of a hill six miles away—the last gun of the besiegers.The Relief of Mafeking|Filson Young