chatelain

(redirected from Châtelain)
Also found in: Wikipedia.

chat·e·lain

 (shăt′l-ān′)
n.
The master of a castle; a castellan.

[Middle English chatelein, from Old French chastelain, from Latin castellānus, from castellum, castle; see castle.]

chatelain

(ˈʃætəˌleɪn; French ʃɑtlɛ̃)
n
(Historical Terms) the keeper or governor of a castle
[C16: from French, from Latin castellānus occupant of a castle]

cas•tel•lan

(ˈkæs tl n, kæˈstɛl ən)

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