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used in Gone with the Wind

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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
  • True, the Yankees under Grant had been besieging Vicksburg since the middle of May.
    2.14 (10% in)
  • The ladies always felt a little odd when they besieged him with questions about styles, but they did it nevertheless.
    2.12 (57% in)
  • But now with the ports closed and many of the port cities captured or besieged, the South's salvation depended upon itself.
    2.16 (32% in)

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