Definition of Besiegers
1. Noun. (plural of besieger) ¹
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Definition of Besiegers
1. besieger [n] - See also: besieger
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Literary usage of Besiegers
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Invasion of the Crimea: Its Origin, and an Account of Its Progress Down by Alexander William Kinglake (1887)
"There -was a failure of ammunition at one time in some of the enemy's batteries, and his gunners suffered so frightfully under the fire of the besiegers ..."
2. The History of Modern Europe: With an Account of the Decline and Fall of the by William Russell (1802)
"The besiegers, however, impelled by every motive of glory, interest, and ambition, continued their efforts with as much ardour as if the siege had been but ..."
3. The American Revolution by Sir George Otto Trevelyan (1899)
"CHAPTER X. THE besiegers. THE GARRISON. NAVAL OPERATIONS. DEPRESSION reigned in the beleaguered city; but there was no exultation in the camp of the ..."
4. Roger of Wendover's Flowers of History: Comprising the History of England by Roger, Matthew Paris (1849)
"Of the mortality and/amine amongst the besiegers. After the siege had been carried on for a length of time, the provisions of the besiegers failed them and ..."
5. Chronological History of the West Indies by Thomas Southey (1827)
"All firing from the besiegers ceased until the ... The increased numbers and powers of the besiegers, and the increased sickness and fatigue of the French, ..."
6. The History of the Norman Conquest of England: Its Causes and Its Results by Edward Augustus Freeman (1876)
"Defeat of the besiegers of Exeter. Eadric burns Shrewsbury and then retires. William hastens towards the North. at least see, what is perhaps the most ..."
7. The Chronicles of Enguerrand de Monstrelet: Containing an Account of the by Enguerrand de Monstrelet (1853)
"‘hue onset likewise commenced on the opposite quarter, and was continued with such vigour that the place Was won with little loes to the besiegers. ..."
8. Lancaster and York: A Century of English History (A.D. 1399-1485) by James Henry Ramsay (1892)
"Even among the besiegers supplies were not over abundant, Paris being their chief ... Supplies for the besiegers. The convoy attacked. Battle of Herrings. ..."