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besiege
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Moby Dick
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  • Just after dark that day, when one watch had retired below, a clamor was heard in the forecastle; and the two trembling traitors running up, besieged the cabin door, saying they durst not consort with the crew.

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  • The Turks besieged Vienna
  • Helicopters dropped food and medicine into the besieged city.

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