New English-Irish Dictionary
Similar words: besieger · beside · siege · the besieged · beseech · beset · besides · bespoke · design · desire
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besiege

1 verb MIL surround with army TRANSITIVEcuir faoi léigearcuir faoi imshuíléigear a dhéanamh arimshuigh verbthey besieged the town chuir siad an baile faoi léigear 2 verb crowd round (sb/sth) TRANSITIVEcuir faoi léigeartimpeallaigh verbshe's besieged by reporters at the gate tá sí timpeallaithe ag tuairisceoirí ag an ngeata 3 verb inundate (with calls, complaints etc) TRANSITIVEbáigh verb  c m uplúch verb  c m uthe minister's office was besieged with letters bádh oifig an aire le litreacha, cuireadh na múrtha litreacha chuig oifig an aire

the besieged

noun MILna daoine atá faoi léigearthe besieged were without food na daoine a bhí faoi léigear bhí siad gan bhia