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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Chap’eron.
 
A lady’s attendant and protector in public. So called from the Spanish hood worn by duennas. (English-French.) (See TAPISSERIE.)   1
   To chaperone. To accompany a young unmarried lady in loco parentis, when she appears in public or in society.   2
 


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