• (British) IPA: /ˈkɒn.vɔɪ/

convoy (plural convoys)

  1. (nautical) One or more merchant ships sailing in company to the same general destination under the protection of naval vessels.
  2. A group of vehicles travelling together for safety, especially one with an escort.
  3. The act of convoying; protection.
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convoy (convoys, present participle convoying; past and past participle convoyed)

  1. (transitive) To escort a group of vehicles, and provide protection.
    A frigate convoys a merchantman.
    • I know ye skilful to convoy / The total freight of hope and joy.
Proper noun
  1. A village in Ireland.
  2. A village in Ohio.

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