convoy

Part of speech: verb

To act as convoy to; escort and protect.

Part of speech: noun

The act of convoying; that which convoys or is convoyed.

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Usage examples "convoy":

  1. Roseen had sent her car for him to the prison door, and Mike, releasing himself at length from the handshakes of the friends who awaited him outside, and being anxious to dispense with their escort, had induced the driver, with a hasty whispered word or two, to whip up the fast- trotting mare, which had thereupon started at a break- neck pace down the street, soon leaving the astonished convoy far behind. - "North, South and Over the Sea", M.E. Francis (Mrs. Francis Blundell).
  2. Do you often have such deliciously irresponsible people to convoy? - "A Romance in Transit", Francis Lynde.
  3. The sinking was caused by collision with another ship in the same convoy, not by an enemy submarine. - "America's War for Humanity", Thomas Herbert Russell.