Con"voy(?), n. [F. convoi.] 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.
When every morn my bosom glowedEmerson.
To watch the convoy on the road.
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.
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