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 Meanings and Examples of CONVOY
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convoy
 v.  accompany for protection, either by sea or land; attend for protection; escort
Classic Sentence: (17 in 2 pages)
1  It was a convoy of conscripts enrolled from our people and starting to join the army.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXV
2  Behind the caleche galloped the suite and a convoy of Croats.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER II
3  As often happens, the horses of a convoy wagon became restive at the end of the bridge, and the whole crowd had to wait.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VII
4  At one of the post stations he overtook a convoy of Russian wounded.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER IX
5  Wishing to find out where the commander-in-chief was, he rode up to a convoy.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XIII
6  He had just remembered his recent encounter with the doctor's wife and the convoy officer.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XIII
7  Pierre's coachman shouted angrily at the convoy of wounded to keep to one side of the road.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER XX
8  He was looking now at the cavalry regiment that had met the convoy of wounded, now at the cart by which he was standing, in which two wounded men were sitting and one was lying.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER XX
9  He said that Murat was spending the night less than a mile from where they were, and that if they would let him have a convoy of a hundred men he would capture him alive.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 13: CHAPTER VI
10  the convoy guards began cursing and the French soldiers, with fresh virulence, drove away with their swords the crowd of prisoners who were gazing at the dead man.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 13: CHAPTER XIII
11  Having arranged matters thus, Denisov and Dolokhov intended, without reporting matters to the higher command, to attack and seize that convoy with their own small forces.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 14: CHAPTER III
12  They reckoned that the convoy had fifteen hundred men.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 14: CHAPTER III
13  A pleasant feeling of excitement and an expectation of something joyful and solemn was aroused among the soldiers of the convoy and the prisoners.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 14: CHAPTER XIV
14  He may be stern; he may be exacting; he may be ambitious yet; but his is the sternness of the warrior Greatheart, who guards his pilgrim convoy from the onslaught of Apollyon.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVIII
15  At the head and in the rear of the convoy rode mounted gendarmes, serious and with sword in fist.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VIII—THE CHAIN-GANG
Example Sentence:
1  Attempts to get supplies to the region are futile because troops will not allow the aid convoy to enter the city.
2  The huge convoy of trucks lumbered out of the city.
3  The convoy commodore sees to the internal management of the convoy.
4  His is the sternness of the warrior Greatheart, who guards his pilgrim convoy from the onslaught of Apollyon.
5  The troop ships were convoyed across the Atlantic.