chatelain(redirected from chatelains)
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)
(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)
the governor of a castle.
[1350–1400; < Old North French < Latin castellānus occupant of a fortress]