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Siege

n.1.A seat; especially, a royal seat; a throne.
A stately siege of sovereign majesty,
And thereon sat a woman gorgeous gay.
- Spenser.
In our great hall there stood a vacant chair . . .
And Merlin called it "The siege perilous."
- Tennyson.
2.Hence, place or situation; seat.
Ah! traitorous eyes, come out of your shameless siege forever.
- Painter (Palace of Pleasure).
3.Rank; grade; station; estimation.
I fetch my life and being
From men of royal siege.
- Shak.
4.Passage of excrements; stool; fecal matter.
The siege of this mooncalf.
- Shak.
5.The sitting of an army around or before a fortified place for the purpose of compelling the garrison to surrender; the surrounding or investing of a place by an army, and approaching it by passages and advanced works, which cover the besiegers from the enemy's fire. See the Note under Blockade.
6.Hence, a continued attempt to gain possession.
Love stood the siege, and would not yield his breast.
- Dryden.
7.The floor of a glass-furnace.
8.A workman's bench.
Siege gun
a heavy gun for siege operations.
Siege train
artillery adapted for attacking fortified places.
v. t.1.To besiege; to beset.
Through all the dangers that can siege
The life of man.
- Buron.
Noun1.Siegesiege - the action of an armed force that surrounds a fortified place and isolates it while continuing to attack
attack, beleaguer, beleaguerment, besetment, besiege, besiegement, blockade, blockading, bottle up, bout, circumscription, confinement, cordon off, cordoning, encircle, encirclement, enclosure, encompassment, envelopment, go, immurement, imprisonment, incarceration, inclusion, investment, lay siege to, onslaught, pincer movement, quarantine, seizure, spell, vertical envelopment
Browse
sidewise
SIDF
Siding
Sidle
sidle up
SIDM
Sidney
Sidney Caesar
Sidney James Webb
Sidney Poitier
Sidney Webb
Sidon
Sidonie-Gabrielle Claudine Colette
Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette
SIDR
SIDS
-- Siege --
Siege gun
siege of Orleans
siege of Syracuse
siege of Vicksburg
Siege Perilous
Siege train
Siegework
Siegfried
Siegfried line
Siemens
Siemens Nixdorf Informationssteme, AG
Siemens-Martin process
Siemens-Martin steel
Sienite
Sienitic
Sienna
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