1. an energetic petitioner
  2. an enemy who lays siege to your position
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How To Use besieger In A Sentence

  • After God had accomplished the miraculous deliverance by sending His death angel over the besiegers ' camp, only a few survivors, including Sennacherib, returned to their homes in shame (37:29).
  • The cordon on the top of the revetement of the escarp is a considerable obstacle to the besiegers.
  • The besiegers lacked artillery, and their communications were harassed by the aggressive Enniskillen men.
  • The best hope lay in wearying out the besiegers; and there seemed to be more chance of this since the Gauls often could be seen from the heights, burying the corpses of their dead; their tall, bony forms looked gaunt and drooping, and, here and there, unburied carcasses lay amongst the ruins. A Book of Golden Deeds
  • SARAJEVO - The United Nations deployed French peacekeeping troops between Moslem and Serb forces in Sarajevo to enforce a ceasefire called as NATO threatened the city's Serb besiegers with air strikes. ANC Daily News Briefing
  • Caen stone was brought for the stone dressings to windows and doors, parapets and groins, but masses of septaria found on the shore and in the neighbouring marshes were utilized with such good effect that the walls have stood the attacks of besiegers and weathered the storms of the east coast for more than seven centuries. Vanishing England
  • If the Germans and their allies crossed the river above and below the city, enveloping it from three sides, their bridgeheads across the river would not only be vulnerable to flank attacks, but the city itself would become a staging area for attacks, what a German general in a previous war had called a postern gate, an opening in a fortification that enabled the defenders to sally forth and surprise the besiegers. Deathride
  • Besiege" takes a preposition, "by," and an object: you can't be besieged without a besieger, but you will never find out the identity of the besieger inside the barricades that protect you from whatever it is. New York Review: The Collected Stories Of Lydia Davis
  • So that the besieger in name has become, at least from the land side, the besieged in reality; as we are prevented by their cavalry from even going for any distance into the country. The History of the Peloponnesian War
  • The progress they had made in their work the first day, while the attention of the Scotch had been confined to the attack on the barbacan, was all-sufficient evidence of their intent; and with bitter sorrow Sir Nigel and his brother-in-law felt that their only means of any efficient defence lay in resigning the long-contested barbacan to the besiegers. The Days of Bruce Vol 1 A Story from Scottish History
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