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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj.- Of or relating to a siege.

Usage examples (9)
  • The obsidional were the reward of a general who had delivered a besieged city, (Aulus Gellius, Noct.
  • ‘We shall hardly,’ said he one morning to Waverley when they had been viewing the Castle — ‘we shall hardly gain the obsidional crown, which you wot well was made of the...
  • But though on that occasion it was never known who performed that splendid achievement, yet those who now behaved bravely were not unknown, but received obsidional...
  • He punished with death or ignominy the misbehavior of three troops of horse, who, in a skirmish with the Surenas, had lost their honor and one of their standards: and he... for more
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