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plural of leaguer
as in sieges
the cutting off of an area by military means to stop the flow of people or supplies Germany's abandonment of the leaguer of Stalingrad is seen as a major turning point of World War II

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verb

present tense third-person singular of leaguer, archaic
as in besieges
to surround (as a fortified place) with armed forces for the purpose of capturing or preventing commerce and communication an impregnable fortress that not even the mightiest army on earth would venture to leaguer

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“Leaguers.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/leaguers. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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