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used in For Whom the Bell Tolls

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


to make an overwhelming number of requests, complaints, or comments — typically in an annoying manner and sometimes while surrounding
  • There were sentries with bayonets downstairs outside the portecochere at Gaylord's and tonight it would be the pleasantest and most comfortable place in all of besieged Madrid.
    Chapter 18 (32% in)
  • He had not liked Gaylord's, the hotel in Madrid the Russians had taken over when he first went there because it seemed too luxurious and the food was too good for a besieged city and the talk too cynical for a war.
    Chapter 18 (15% in)

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