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The keeper or governor of a castle.

[Middle English castelain, from Norman French, from Medieval Latin castellānus, from Latin, of a fortress, from castellum, stronghold; see castle.]


(Fortifications) rare a keeper or governor of a castle. Also called: chatelain
[C14: from Latin castellānus, from castellum castle]


(ˈkæs tl n, kæˈstɛl ən)

the governor of a castle.
[1350–1400; < Old North French < Latin castellānus occupant of a fortress]


nSchlossvogt m, → Kastellan m
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Don Quixote, observing the respectful bearing of the Alcaide of the fortress (for so innkeeper and inn seemed in his eyes), made answer, "Sir Castellan, for me anything will suffice, for
The host fancied he called him Castellan because he took him for a "worthy of Castile," though he was in fact an Andalusian, and one from the strand of San Lucar, as crafty a thief as Cacus and as full of tricks as a student or a page.
While this was going on there came up to the inn a sowgelder, who, as he approached, sounded his reed pipe four or five times, and thereby completely convinced Don Quixote that he was in some famous castle, and that they were regaling him with music, and that the stockfish was trout, the bread the whitest, the wenches ladies, and the landlord the castellan of the castle; and consequently he held that his enterprise and sally had been to some purpose.
I was glued to the TV watching BugE-n TV General Manager Taryk Toros fighting to carry on the broadcast, jammed in the tight master control room of the channel, as if watching a sentinel or castellan valiantly guarding his position against a swarm of invaders.
This sample was used for surgreffe family effect analysis, using a Chi-square test for both circle and shape variables (Siegel & Castellan 1988, Winer et al.
Mann-Whitney [MW] and Kruskal-Wallis [KW]) were used to analyze patterns in fish movements over time and in relation to body size and habitat (Siegel and Castellan, 1988).
Left, No 1 Talyllyn at Tywyn along-|side Dolgoch: Martin Fuller, Talyllyn driver (left) Edward Castellan, Talyllyn fireman; Chris price, Dolgoch driver and DeborahSharp, Dolgoch fireman; above, Martin Fuller with loco No.
Michael Besen of Besen and Associates, Paul Salib of Castellan Real Estate, Roya Yaghoobian
To examine the non-response and regional biases, the Kolmogorov-Smirnov two-sample test (Siegel and Castellan 1988) was run on the variables of subsidiary size and length between the returned and non-returned and between samples from two areas.
The Mann-Whitney U is one of the most powerful nonparametric tests that can be used with small samples to examine for significant differences between groups (Siegel & Castellan, 1988).
At each of the three information sets, we use the Mann-Whitney test (see Siegel and Castellan 1988).
After quite a bit of head scratching, the best handler award was given to Ifan Phillips, Castellan, Newcastle Emlyn.