Besieger



to lay siege to.
to crowd around; crowd in upon; surround:
Vacationers besieged the travel office.
to assail or ply, as with requests or demands.
Historical Examples

T. Tembarom Frances Hodgson Burnett
In a Steamer Chair and Other Stories Robert Barr
In a Steamer Chair and Other Stories Robert Barr
In a Steamer Chair and Other Stories Robert Barr
William Sharp (Fiona Macleod) Elizabeth A. Sharp
Vie de Bohme Orlo Williams
The Giraffe Hunters Mayne Reid
Annals of a Fortress E. Viollet-le-Duc
Annals of a Fortress E. Viollet-le-Duc
Greek Women Mitchell Carroll

verb (transitive)
to surround (a fortified area, esp a city) with military forces to bring about its surrender
to crowd round; hem in
to overwhelm, as with requests or queries
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