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Word: chaperon

Definition: older person who accompanies and supervises a young unmarried woman


Sentences Containing 'chaperon'

From 1988 until 1998 the dome painting of Rubé and Chaperon was in restoration.
He is dressed in typically Burgundian fashion; a red robe and a green wool chaperon with a bourrelet and cornette hanging forward. His headdress is trimmed with fur, fastened with two buttons, and extends to the parapet on which his arm seem to rest. His right hand might be holding the end of the cornette.
how I should like to be married before any of you; and then I would chaperon you about to all the balls.
In 1887 this dome painting was completely repainted by Auguste-Alfred Rubé (Paris, 1815-1899) himself and his new associate Philippe-Marie Chaperon (Paris, 1826–1907), because it was mostly tainted by the CO2 emissions from the chandelier.
The nearest peaks are Pointe des Semeleys, Le Triau, La Rionde, Chatillon, Le Chaperon, and Le Tarent.
The plan is for Marco to chaperon Rick and Helen and Debbie to invent an outback paiting holiday.
This time it is Sandy Murry who is to chaperon her for part of the trip.

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