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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Be·siege v. t. [imp. & p. p. Besieged p. pr. & vb. n. Besieging.]  To beset or surround with armed forces, for the purpose of compelling to surrender; to lay siege to; to beleaguer; to beset.
    Till Paris was besieged, famished, and lost.   --Shak.
 Syn: -- To environ; hem in; invest; encompass.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : surrounded by hostile forces; "the besieged town"