apron


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  • noun

Synonyms for apron

Synonyms for apron

a garment of cloth or leather or plastic that is tied about the waist and worn to protect your clothing

(golf) the part of the fairway leading onto the green

the part of a modern theater stage between the curtain and the orchestra (i

a paved surface where aircraft stand while not being used

References in classic literature ?
In she would come and stand by the table, rubbing her eyes with her apron that was covered with soap-suds.
And Aunt Chloe covered her face with her checked apron, and began to sob in good earnest.
Then she sprang away and ran around and around the desks and benches, with Tom after her, and took refuge in a corner at last, with her little white apron to her face.
It's only natural she should long for a change; besides she'd look like a charity child always wearing the same brown with a white apron.
she demanded, tying an apron over her neat black frock, and standing with a spoonful of the leaf poised over the pot.
Barkis, who, before I had finished what I had to tell her, began to laugh, and throw her apron over her face.
She made it a powerful merit in herself, and a strong reproach against Joe, that she wore this apron so much.
Only, put him on my apron and he won't touch you, and you can take out of the chest as much gold as you like
Summer and winter she wore a dimity kerchief fastened in the back with a pin, a cap which concealed her hair, a red skirt, grey stockings, and an apron with a bib like those worn by hospital nurses.
Also, a new neck-scarf is indispensable, seeing that the old one has now passed its first year; but, since you have promised to make of your old apron not only a scarf, but also a shirt-front, I need think no more of the article in question.
Lisbeth no sooner entered the kitchen and sat down than she threw her apron over her head, and began to cry and moan and rock herself as before.
Upon observing him more closely, I perceived that he wore a black silk apron over his small-clothes; and this was a thing which I thought very odd.
When, at last, he walked into Dorothy's room and thanked her for rescuing him, he was so pleased that he wept tears of joy, and Dorothy had to wipe every tear carefully from his face with her apron, so his joints would not be rusted.
We were looking at one another and at these two children when there came into the room a very little girl, childish in figure but shrewd and older-looking in the face--pretty-faced too--wearing a womanly sort of bonnet much too large for her and drying her bare arms on a womanly sort of apron.
He saw her roll down her sleeves and remove her apron -- the apron hung on a peg behind the door -- and take the bottle of oxalic acid and go with it into the bedroom.