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Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Convoy \Con"voy\, n. [F. convoi.]
     1. The act of attending for defense; the state of being so
        attended; protection; escort.
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              To obtain the convoy of a man-of-war. --Macaulay.
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     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.
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     3. A protection force accompanying ships, etc., on their way
        from place to place, by sea or land; an escort, for
        protection or guidance.
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              When every morn my bosom glowed
              To watch the convoy on the road.      --Emerson.
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     4. Conveyance; means of transportation. [Obs.] --Shak.
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     5. A drag or brake applied to the wheels of a carriage, to
        check their velocity in going down a hill. --Knight.
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Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Convoy \Con*voy"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Convoyed; p. pr. & vb.
     n. Convoying.] [F. convoyer, OF. conveier, convoier. See
     Convey.]
     To accompany for protection, either by sea or land; to attend
     for protection; to escort; as, a frigate convoys a
     merchantman.
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           I know ye skillful to convoy
           The total freight of hope and joy.       --Emerson.
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Din dicționarul WordNet (r) 2.0 :

  convoy
       n 1: a procession of land vehicles traveling together
       2: a collection of merchant ships with an escort of warships
       3: the act of escorting while in transit
       v : escort in transit; "the trucks convoyed the cars across the
           battle zone"; "the warships convoyed the merchant ships
           across the Pacific"

Din dicționarul Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  44 Moby Thesaurus words for "convoy":
     attend, 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  
     
Din dicționarul Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :

  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. 
  
  

Din dicționarul U.S. Gazetteer (1990) :

  Convoy, OH (village, FIPS 18546)
    Location: 40.91717 N, 84.70615 W
    Population (1990): 1200 (470 housing units)
    Area: 1.4 sq km (land), 0.0 sq km (water)
    Zip code(s): 45832

Din dicționarul U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Convoy, OH -- U.S. village in Ohio
     Population (2000):    1110
     Housing Units (2000): 471
     Land area (2000):     0.556903 sq. miles (1.442372 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    0.556903 sq. miles (1.442372 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            18546
     Located within:       Ohio (OH), FIPS 39
     Location:             40.916397 N, 84.705474 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     45832
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Convoy, OH
      Convoy
  

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