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escort
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 3
1. Protection, care, or safeguard on a journey or excursion; as, to travel under the escort of a friend.
3. 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.
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