siegecraft


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siegecraft

(ˈsiːdʒˌkrɑːft)
n
(Military) the science or skill of conducting a siege

siegecraft

the science or craft of laying or carrying out sieges.
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Napoleon sought decision, not territory; for him, siegecraft was as dead as the pike square.
The most influential practitioner of siegecraft was the French Marshal Sebastien Le Prestre de Vauban (1633-1707).
Failure there increased pressure for the use of regular troops who were better suited for siegecraft although their deployment was delayed by the demands of the European theatre.