- another term for castellan.More example sentences
- For the first time in centuries, residents without family ties to the area have become the chatelains of some of the great river estates.
- This hostellerie is a favourite with the local chatelains and wine makers, who bring their own bottles, free of corkage.
late Middle English: from Old French chastelain, from medieval Latin castellanus 'castellan', from Latin castellum (see castle).
More definitions of chatelainDefinition of chatelain in:
- The US English dictionary