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chaperon

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Etymology

From French chaperon (hood), from Middle French, "head covering", from chape

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Noun

Singular
chaperon

Plural
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  1. An adult who accompanies or supervises one or more young, unmarried men or women during social occasions, usually with the specific intent of preventing inappropriate social or sexual interactions.

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Verb

Infinitive
to chaperon

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to chaperon (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. to accompany, to escort
  2. to mother

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