What does besieging mean?

besieging meaning in General Dictionary

That besieges laying siege to

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  • the activity of an armed force that surrounds a fortified location and isolates it while continuing to strike
  • of Besiege
  • That besieges; laying siege to.

besieging meaning in General Dictionary

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

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  • (a.) That besieges; laying siege to.

Sentence Examples with the word besieging

Payara and Birket in Kordofan quickly fell, and a few days before the battle of Tell-el-Kebir was fought, the mahdi, with a large force, was besieging El Obeid.

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