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Besiege

The Bible

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  • Included in Eastons: No
  • Included in Hitchcocks: No
  • Included in Naves: No
  • Included in Smiths: No
  • Included in Websters: Yes
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: No
  • Included in BDB: Yes

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Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Besiege

BESIE'GE, verb transitive [be and siege.]

1. To lay siege to; to beleaguer; to beset, or surround with armed forces, for the purpose of compelling to surrender, either by famine or by violent attacks; as, to besiege a castle or city.

2. To beset; to throng round.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Besieged

BESIE'GED, participle passive Surrounded or beset with hostile troops.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Besieger

BESIE'GER, noun One who lays siege, or is employed in a siege.