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besiege
used in Moby Dick

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Definition
to surround with armed forces, and cut-off supplies or attack

or:

to make an overwhelming number of requests, complaints, or comments — typically in an annoying manner and sometimes while surrounding
  • 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.
    Chapters 52-54 -- The Albatross; The Gam; The Town-Ho's Story (79% in)

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