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Convoy

Con`voy´
v. t.1.To accompany for protection, either by sea or land; to attend for protection; to escort; as, a frigate convoys a merchantman.
[imp. & p. p. Convoyed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Convoying.]
n.1.The act of attending for defense; the state of being so attended; protection; escort.
To obtain the convoy of a man-of-war.
- Macaulay.
2.A vessel or fleet, or a train or trains of wagons, employed in the transportation of munitions of war, money, subsistence, clothing, etc., and having an armed escort.
3.A protection force accompanying ships, etc., on their way from place to place, by sea or land; an escort, for protection or guidance.
4.Conveyance; means of transportation.
5.A drag or brake applied to the wheels of a carriage, to check their velocity in going down a hill.
Noun1.convoy - a procession of land vehicles traveling together
2.convoy - a collection of merchant ships with an escort of warships
3.convoy - the act of escorting while in transit
Verb1.convoy - escort in transit; "the trucks convoyed the cars across the battle zone"; "the warships convoyed the merchant ships across the Pacific"

CONVOY, mar. law. A naval force under the command of an officer appointed by government, for the protection of merchant ships and others, during the whole voyage, or such part of it as is known to require such protection. Marsh. Ins. B. 1, c. 9, s. 5 Park. Ins. 388.
     2. Warranties are sometimes inserted in policies of insurance that the ship shall sail with convoy. To comply with this warranty, five things are essential; first, the ship must sail with the regular convoy appointed by the government; secondly, she must sail from the place of rendezvous appointed by government; thirdly, the convoy must be for the Voyage; fourthly, the ship insured must have sailing instructions; fifthly, she must depart and continue with the convoy till the end of the voyage, unless separated by necessity. Marsh. Ins. B. 1, c. 9, s. 5.

bear, bodyguard, bring, carry, cavalier, chaperon, companion, company, conduct, conductor, consort with, defend, duenna, escort, esquire, execute a maneuver, fellow traveler, gentleman-at-arms, guard, guards, guardsman, guide, heave in together, keep in formation, keep pointed, keep station, lead, maintain position, maneuver, marshal, praetorian guard, protect, safe-conduct, safeguard, shepherd, shield, squire, steam in line, swain, take out, usher, wait on, yeoman
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