"The children teased the boy because of his stammer"
surround so as to force to give up;
"The Turks besieged Vienna"
Even today, in some parts of China, it is common practice for a man to seek justice by summoning his family and their allies to beleaguer the home of the person who wronged him. 人们受了欺负，便召来家里人和亲戚围攻仇家，这在今天中国的一些地方还是司空见惯的。