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Kelso Convoy

(A). A step and a half over the door-stone or threshold.

“It's no expected your honour suld leave the land; it's just a Kelso convoy, a step and a half ower the door staue.” —Sir W. Scott: The Antiquary, chap. xxx.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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