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Unsegit, -seaged, Onseigit, p.p. [e.m.E. unsiege (1592); Seg(e v.] Not besieged. —(a) 1531 Bell. Boece II 495.
Few partis … untakin or unsegit be Inglismen
(b) 1570 Leslie 120 (see Undistroyit p.p. (c)).
On seigit
proverb. a1628 Carmichael Prov. No. 901.
It is easie keiping the castle that is unseaged

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