meaning of beleaguering

beleaguering meaning in General Dictionary

the activity of an armed force that surrounds a fortified location and isolates it while continuing to attack

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beleaguering meaning in General Dictionary

(p. pr. & vb. n.) of Beleaguer

Sentence Examples with the word beleaguering

He wasted his considerable military talents in a series of skirmishes and sieges which had no great results, and after spending countless treasures and harrying many regions, perished obscurely by a wound from a cross-bow-bolt, received while beleaguering Chlus, a castle of a rebellious lord of Aquitaine, the viscount of Limoges (April 6, 1199).

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