escorting

[ noun es-kawrt; verb ih-skawrt ]SEE DEFINITION OF escorting
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ESCORTING

A thousand knights were escorting a man who sat his horse proudly and like a hero.

Do you not see that it is the wounded knight we met that day you were escorting me to Urbino?

The way things were going he might not be escorting at all within a few weeks.

Madam, may I have the privilege of escorting you to the head of the table?

Presently the two of them were escorting the Italian woman toward the foot of the cliff.

Still some twenty or thirty insisted on escorting me down to the stream.

The interview was ended, and Dick was escorting Mr. Medland.

Escorting her now will be the foundation of your naval career.

Escorting them across the room he showed them a low oven or kiln.

As soon as they were aboard, the cutter started, escorting the coper into Grimsby.

WORD ORIGIN

1570s, in military sense, from Middle French escorte (16c.), from Italian scorta, literally "a guiding," from scorgere "to guide," from Vulgar Latin *excorrigere, from ex- "out" (see ex-) + corrigere "set right" (see correct). The sense of "person accompanying another to a social occasion" is 1936.

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