If you're keen on it, I don't see why you shouldn't—if you had a chaperon.
You, with no chaperon, to go to a common ball at a public room!
She was bound for Devil Island, and neither the girls nor their chaperon had wished to be left behind.
You're babes in the wood without a chaperon or referee, and it's my duty to start you going.
So fur's I sabe there's been some remahks passed concernin' her stayin' here 'thout a chaperon, so to speak.
I am chaperon, and you are one of the few men she appears to know.
Mrs. Ford, worn out with war work, had gone with the girls to chaperon them.
Like any boy, he blushed and was ashamed; he knew that the chaperon remembered.
You happen to know, I suppose, what is called a chaperon in matters of love.
He had unbounded faith in Pina's devotion to him and in her severity as a chaperon.
1720, "woman accompanying a younger, unmarried lady in public," from French chaperon "protector," especially "female companion to a young woman," earlier "head covering, hood" (c.1400), from Old French chaperon "hood, cowl" (12c.), diminutive of chape "cape" (see cap (n.)). "... English writers often erroneously spell it chaperone, app. under the supposition that it requires a fem. termination" [OED]. The notion is of "covering" the socially vulnerable one.
"May I ask what is a chaperon?"The word had been used in Middle English in the literal sense "hooded cloak."
"A married lady; without whom no unmarried one can be seen in public. If the damsel be five and forty, she cannot appear without the matron; and if the matron be fifteen, it will do."
[Catharine Hutton, "The Welsh Mountaineer," London, 1817]
"act as a chaperon," 1792, also chaperone, from chaperon (n.), or from French chaperonner, from chaperon (n.). Related: Chaperoned; chaperoning.