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Chapʹeron

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A lady’s attendant and protector in public. So called from the Spanish hood worn by duennas. (English-French.) (See Tapisserie.)

To chaperone. To accompany a young unmarried lady in loco parentis, when she appears in public or in society.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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