Definition of Chaperon. Meaning of Chaperon. Synonyms of Chaperon

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Definition of Chaperon

Chaperon
Chaperon Chap"er*on, n. [F. chaperon. See Chape, Cape, Cap.] 1. A hood; especially, an ornamental or an official hood. His head and face covered with a chaperon, out of which there are but two holes to look through. --Howell. 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.
Chaperon
Chaperon Chap"er*on, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Chaperoned; p. pr. & vb. n. Chaperoning.] [Cf. F. chaperonner, fr. chaperon.] To attend in public places as a guide and protector; to matronize. Fortunately Lady Bell Finley, whom I had promised to chaperon, sent to excuse herself. --Hannah More.

Meaning of Chaperon from wikipedia

- Chaperone or Chaperon may refer to: Chaperone (social) or chaperon, a person who accompanies or supervises young people on social occasions Chaperone...
- Chaperon (/ˈʃæpəroʊn/ or /ˈʃæpərɒn/; Middle French: chaperon) was a form of hood or, later, highly versatile hat worn in all parts of Western Europe in...
- Robert "Bob" Chaperon (born 18 May 1958) is a Canadian retired professional snooker and billiards player. Chaperon's greatest achievement was winning...
- Philippe Chaperon (2 February 1823 – 21 December 1906) was a French painter and scenic designer, particularly known for his work at the Paris Opera. He...
- A chaperone (also spelled chaperon) in its original social usage was a person who for propriety's sake accompanied an unmarried girl in public: usually...
- In molecular biology, molecular chaperones are proteins that ****ist the conformational folding or unfolding and the ****embly or dis****embly of other macromolecular...
- Nicolas Chaperon (Châteaudun, bapt. 19 October 1612 — Lyon 1656) was a French painter, draughtsman and engraver, a student in Paris of Simon Vouet whose...
- Cymbalophora pudica, the discrete chaperon, is a moth of the family Erebidae. The species was first described by Eugenius Johann Christoph Esper in 1784...
- by the girl. The earliest known printed version was known as Le Petit Chaperon Rouge and may have had its origins in 17th-century French folklore. It...
- The Wily Chaperon is a 1915 American silent short comedy-drama film directed by Thomas Ricketts. The film stars Perry Banks, Charlotte Burton, William...
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