As Mr. Jacobs points out, underage models should be chaperoned and offered protections.
Isabel and her betrothed, Olive and a young lieutenant, were chaperoned by Mrs. Personette.
The family went to church as usual, chaperoned by Miss Phebus.
Mr. Smith chaperoned one group of them on their tour through the Hopi House.
She may be courted and she need not be chaperoned, nor yet forced to accept.
Miss Bladon, chaperoned by Lady Forsyth, would spend the winter abroad.
Grace was in town; she chaperoned us, and paid for everything; it was very kind of her.
Thus it was that we came into Chicago, under police escort, and were chaperoned up the steps of the police station.
Garth had gone no further than this when Marise came back, chaperoned by Mums.
A receipt was given for the whole squad to the brigadier who chaperoned us.
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.