Word:

Chaperon

Chap´er`on
n.1.A hood; especially, an ornamental or an official hood.
2.A device placed on the foreheads of horses which draw the hearse in pompous funerals.
3.A matron who accompanies a young lady in public, for propriety, or as a guide and protector.
v. t.1.To attend in public places as a guide and protector; to matronize.
[imp. & p. p. Chaperoned ; p. pr. & vb. n. Chaperoning.]
Noun1.chaperon - one who accompanies and supervises a young woman or gatherings of young people
Synonyms: chaperone
Verb1.chaperon - accompany as a chaperone
Synonyms: chaperone
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Translate Chaperon to French
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chapatti
Chapbook
Chape
Chapeau
Chapeau bras
Chaped
Chapel
Chapel Hill
Chapel master
Chapel of ease
chapel service
Chapeless
Chapelet
chapelgoer
Chapellany
Chapelry
-- Chaperon --
Chaperonage
chaperone
Chapfallen
Chapiter
Chaplain
Chaplaincy
Chaplainship
Chapless
Chaplet
chapleted
Chaplin
Chapman
chapped
Chappy
Chaps
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