Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as chaperon, 3.

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Examples

  • Yet when she received old lady Chia's behest, she smiled and exclaimed: "Are her spirits still so buoyant!" and transmitted the message into the garden that any, who had any wish to avail themselves of the opportunity, were at liberty to go on the first, with their venerable senior as their chaperonne.

    Hung Lou Meng, Book II Or, the Dream of the Red Chamber, a Chinese Novel in Two Books

  • Le Georges-Leygues, qui chaperonne la Jeanne, finira l’équipée complètement out, avec seulement deux alternateurs sur quatre.

    A French “success” story | Linguism

  • Yet when she received old lady Chia’s behest, she smiled and exclaimed: “Are her spirits still so buoyant!” and transmitted the message into the garden that any, who had any wish to avail themselves of the opportunity, were at liberty to go on the first, with their venerable senior as their chaperonne.

    Hung Lou Meng

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