Sentence Examples

  • His first action was to besiege Ptolemais.
  • Collected an army to besiege the allies in Bourges.
  • By constructing an entrenched camp at Ulm and concentrating all the available food within it, he expected to compel Napoleon to invest and besiege him, and he anticipated that in the devastated country his adversary would be compelled to separate and thus fall an easy prey to the Russians.
  • At the end of 1155 Greek troops recovered Bari and began to besiege Brindisi.
  • The castle came in the 13th century into possession of the De Lacy family, who, being ejected, invited Edward Bruce to besiege it (1315).