Definition of siege:
- A seat; especially, a royal seat; a throne.
- A workman's bench.
- Hence, a continued attempt to gain possession.
- Hence, place or situation; seat.
- Passage of excrements; stool; fecal matter.
- Rank; grade; station; estimation.
- The floor of a glass- furnace.
- The sitting of an army around or before a fortified place for the purpose of compelling the garrison to surrender; the surrounding or investing of a place by an army, and approaching it by passages and advanced works, which cover the besiegers from the enemy's fire. See the Note under Blockade.
- To besiege; to beset.
- "Ahead of the Army", W. O. Stoddard.
- "Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete", John Lothrop Motley.
- "The Dragon and the Raven or, The Days of King Alfred", G. A. Henty.