castellan(redirected from Castellian)
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.]
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(Fortifications) rare a keeper or governor of a castle. Also called: chatelain
[C14: from Latin castellānus, from castellum castle]
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cas•tel•lan(ˈkæs tl n, kæˈstɛl ən)
the governor of a castle.
[1350–1400; < Old North French < Latin castellānus occupant of a fortress]
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n → Schlossvogt m, → Kastellan m
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