Definition of chatelaine
1 a : the wife of a castellan : the mistress of a château b : the mistress of a household or of a large establishment
2 : a clasp or hook for a watch, purse, or bunch of keys
Origin of chatelaine
French châtelaine, feminine of châtelain
First Known Use: 1845
Rhymes with chatelaine
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