Associations to the word «Siege»

Pictures for the word «Siege»

Wiktionary

SIEGE, noun. (heading) A seat.
SIEGE, noun. (obsolete) A seat, especially as used by someone of importance or authority.
SIEGE, noun. (obsolete) An ecclesiastical see.
SIEGE, noun. (obsolete) The place where one has his seat; a home, residence, domain, empire.
SIEGE, noun. The seat of a heron while looking out for prey; a flock of heron.
SIEGE, noun. (obsolete) A privy or lavatory.
SIEGE, noun. (obsolete) The anus; the rectum.
SIEGE, noun. (obsolete) Excrements, stool, fecal matter.
SIEGE, noun. (obsolete) Rank; grade; station; estimation.
SIEGE, noun. (obsolete) The floor of a glass-furnace.
SIEGE, noun. (obsolete) A workman's bench.
SIEGE, noun. (heading) Military action.
SIEGE, noun. A prolonged military assault or a blockade of a city or fortress with the intent of conquering by force or attrition.
SIEGE, noun. (US) A period of struggle or difficulty, especially from illness.
SIEGE, noun. (figuratively) A prolonged assault or attack.
SIEGE, verb. (transitive) To assault a blockade of a city or fortress with the intent of conquering by force or attrition; to besiege.
SIEGE ENGINE, noun. A large weapon of war used, during medieval times, to batter fortifications.
SIEGE TOWER, noun. (historical) A siege weapon, consisting of a wheeled wooden tower with ladders inside, which was parked next to walls so assailants may safely scale them.
SIEGE WARFARE, noun. Warfare in which the defender is trapped in a position (such as a fort or castle) while the attacker bombards and/or barricades them from outside.
SIEGE WEAPON, noun. A weapon (usually very large) used by the aggressor in siege warfare. Examples include trebuchets, catapults, cannon, etc.
SIEGE WEAPONS, noun. Plural of siege weapon

Dictionary definition

SIEGE, noun. The action of an armed force that surrounds a fortified place and isolates it while continuing to attack.

Wise words

The chief difference between words and deeds is that words are always intended for men for their approbation, but deeds can be done only for God.
Leo Tolstoy