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Definition of Escort
EscortEscort Es*cort", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Escorted; p. pr. & vb.
n. Escorting.] [Cf. F. escorter, It. scortare. See
To attend with a view to guard and protect; to accompany as
safeguard; to give honorable or ceremonious attendance to; --
used esp. with reference to journeys or excursions on land;
as, to escort a public functionary, or a lady; to escort a
Syn: To accompany; attend. See Accompany. EscortEscort Es"cort, n. [F. escorte, It. scorta a guard or guide,
fr. scorgere to perceive, discern, lead, fr. L. ex out, quite
+ corrigere to correct, set right. See Correct.]
1. A body of armed men to attend a person of distinction for
the sake of affording safety when on a journey; one who
conducts some one as an attendant; a guard, as of
prisoners on a march; also, a body of persons, attending
as a mark of respect or honor; -- applied to movements on
land, as convoy is to movements at sea.
The troops of my escort marched at the ordinary
2. Protection, care, or safeguard on a journey or excursion;
as, to travel under the escort of a friend.
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