What does the word chaperon mean?

Usage examples for chaperon

  1. It was Lady Peters' birthday, and Philippa had invited some of her most intimate friends; not young people, but those with whom she thought her chaperon would enjoy herself best. – Wife in Name Only by Charlotte M. Braeme (Bertha M. Clay)
  2. " We chaperon each other," she expressed it. – Set in Silver by Charles Norris Williamson and Alice Muriel Williamson
  3. I fancied a slight gleam of mischievous triumph in her eyes as she looked back, seeming to say, " I can take care of myself, quite well, thank you, Mr. Chaperon!" – The Lure of the Camera by Charles S. Olcott