- to besiege.
- a siege.
Origin of leaguer2
Examples from the Web for leaguered
Historical Examples of leaguered
Who foremost now to climb the leaguered wall, The first to triumph, or the first to fall?The Grand Old Man
Richard B. Cook
The wastes of the Bernina stretch above, and round about are leaguered some of the most forbidding sharp-toothed peaks I ever saw.Sketches and Studies in Italy and Greece
John Addington Symonds
Still his heart was full of hope of saving all he held dear in the leaguered city.
The soldier took no notice of her denial; he felt too sure of his fact to hold other than pity for the leaguered lady.The Lady of Loyalty House
Justin Huntly McCarthy
- an encampment, esp of besiegers
- the siege itself
Word Origin for leaguer
- mainly US and Canadian a member of a league