castellanship

castellan

[kas-tl-n, ka-stel-uhn]
noun
the governor of a castle.

Origin:
1350–1400; < Medieval Latin castellānus (noun) governor, occupant of a castle, (adj.) of a castle (Latin: of a fortress), equivalent to castell(um) castellum, castle + -ānus -an; replacing Middle English castelain < Old North French < Latin, as above

castellanship, noun
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castellan (ˈkæstɪlən)
 
n
rare Also called: chatelain a keeper or governor of a castle
 
[C14: from Latin castellānus, from castellumcastle]

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