Daily Highlights Wednesday, March 26, 2008
"If you pull a heartstring, then that's what country music is." — Kenny Chesney
Definitionconvoy Hide phonetics
a group of vehicles or ships which travel together, especially for protection:
A convoy of trucks containing supplies was sent to the famine area.
convoy Hide phonetics
to travel with a vehicle or group of people to make certain that they arrive safely:
Two tanks convoyed the trucks across the border.
hard and fast
This term originally was applied to a vessel that has come out of water, either by running aground or being put in dry dock, and is therefore unable to move. By the mid-1800s it was being used figuratively.