What does the word apron mean?

Usage examples for apron

  1. Here the little widow put the corner of her apron up to her eye, so Jasper hurried on: " And we wanted to help them to get an education. – Five Little Peppers at School by Margaret Sidney
  2. Joyfully she thanked the months, and having filled her apron ran happily home. – Fairy Tales of the Slav Peasants and Herdsmen by Alexander Chodsko
  3. " But the paper as we signed," said Bridget, " wasn't the old gentleman's will,- no more than this is;" and she lifted up her apron. – Orley Farm by Anthony Trollope