Definition of Chaperonage

1. n. Attendance of a chaperon on a lady in public; protection afforded by a chaperon.



Definition of Chaperonage

1. Noun. The state of being a chaperon ¹

2. Noun. The protection offered by a chaperon ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Chaperonage

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chaperonage

chapeaus
chapeaux
chaped
chapel
chapel of ease
chapel service
chapeless
chapelgoer
chapellanies
chapellany
chapelless
chapelries
chapelry
chapels
chaperon
chaperonage (current term)
chaperonages
chaperone
chaperoned
chaperoneless
chaperones
chaperoneship
chaperonin
chaperonin 10
chaperonin 60
chaperoning
chaperonins
chaperons
chapes
chapess

Literary usage of Chaperonage

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1. Romantic Love and Personal Beauty: Their Development, Causal Relations by Henry Theophilus Finck (1887)
"chaperonage VERSUS COURTSHIP In such an arid, rocky soil Love of course could not grow or even germinate. Still more fatal to the romantic passion, however, ..."

2. Etiquette for Americans by Woman of fashion (1898)
"CHAPTER XV chaperonage It has been said that the laws of genuine etiquette are founded on common- sense; yet there is a great deal of discussion in certain, ..."

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