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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

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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.
At once the men of the Emerald City cast off their aprons.
One day he was bad and Marilla punished him by making him wear Dora's apron all day, and then he went and cut all Dora's aprons up.
The captain led them through many rooms, where richly dressed foxes were sitting on beautiful chairs or sipping tea, which was being passed around by fox-servants in white aprons.
Hoping to propitiate her tormentor, Fan invited Tom to join in the revel, and Polly begged that Maud might sit up and see the fun; so all four descended to the big kitchen, armed with aprons, hammers, spoons, and pans, and Polly assumed command of the forces.
who sobbed in their aprons and called shrilly to their name-saints to watch over the Wat, or Will, or Peterkin who had turned his hand to the work of war.
Sophia Sloane offered to teach her a perfectly elegant new pattern of knit lace, so nice for trimming aprons.
I will not cry because mother won't starch my aprons," wrote Sara Ray.
And pray, be quick about it; and mind you bring me word how much sugar she puts in her tea, and what sort of caps and aprons she wears, and all about it; for I don't know how I can live till I know,' said Fergus, very gravely.
Becky came down to him presently; whenever the dear girl expected his lordship, her toilette was prepared, her hair in perfect order, her mouchoirs, aprons, scarfs, little morocco slippers, and other female gimcracks arranged, and she seated in some artless and agreeable posture ready to receive him--whenever she was surprised, of course, she had to fly to her apartment to take a rapid survey of matters in the glass, and to trip down again to wait upon the great peer.
Workmen in aprons, standing on scaffolds, were laying bricks, pouring mortar out of vats, and smoothing it with trowels.
It was three o'clock before they took off their aprons, and released Penelope
His men cleanse their fingers on their woollen aprons before presuming to touch their foreheads to Mr Boffin or Lady.
It will be sufficient for our purpose to relate, that escaping the snares of the dragons in white aprons, who guard the entrance to that enchanted region, he reached the vicar-general's office in safety and having procured a highly flattering address on parchment, from the Archbishop of Canterbury, to his 'trusty and well-beloved Alfred Jingle and Rachael Wardle, greeting,' he carefully deposited the mystic document in his pocket, and retraced his steps in triumph to the Borough.
If she hadn't time to dress, she merely flung off her apron and shot out of the kitchen door.