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Besieged meaning

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  1. 1. of Besiege

besieged - examples of usage

  1. Watson was now literally besieged; his supplies were cut off on all sides, and so many of his men killed, that, he is said by tradition, to have sunk them in Black river to hide their number. - "A Sketch of the Life of Brig. Gen. Francis Marion", William Dobein James.
  2. All attempts at removing the force besieged, out of the town, had, while it was practicable, been opposed by the governor and council, and the officers of the South Carolina troops; and Gen. - "A Sketch of the Life of Brig. Gen. Francis Marion", William Dobein James.
  3. The entire American army, guns and all, reached the shore in safety, and all the while Santa Anna and his army were reported as coming, coming, but they did not come, and the hearts of the besieged garrison and the terror- stricken people began to die within them. - "Ahead of the Army", W. O. Stoddard.
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