chatelain

chatelain

[shat-l-eyn; French shahtuh-lan]
noun, plural chatelains [shat-l-eynz; French shahtuh-lan] .
a castellan.

Origin:
< Middle French < Latin castellānus castellan

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

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