The garrison that defends the place against the army that lays siege to it.
Related term(s): Garrison; Siege; Besiege; Fortification; Castle; Castellan
Category: Knighthood and Chivalry
Last modified: 05.31.06
Source information: Wilhelm, Thomas. A Military Dictionary and Gazetteer. Philadelphia: L.R. Hamersly & Co., 1881. 58.