Definition of Chatelains

1. Noun. (plural of chatelain) ¹



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Definition of Chatelains

1. chatelain [n] - See also: chatelain

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chatelains

chatboxes
chatchka
chatchkas
chatchke
chatchkes
chate
chateau
chateaubriand
chateaubriands
chateaulike
chateaus
chateaux
chatelain
chatelaine
chatelaines
chatelains (current term)
chatelet
chatelets
chatellanies
chatellany
chatfest
chatfests
chatkalite
chatless
chatline
chatlines
chatlog
chatlogs
chaton
chatons

Literary usage of Chatelains

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1. Riviera Towns by Herbert Adams Gibbons (1920)
"Moonlight was sufficient to read inscriptions that set forth in detail the pedigree of the chatelains. The baptismal names overflowed a line, ..."

2. The Irish Quarterly Review (1855)
"But the barons, and the vassals of the church, and the noble chatelains were all on foot. And there were some in front who threw silver pieces before them ..."

3. The Development of the French Monarchy Under Louis VI., Le Gros, 1108-1137 by James Westfall Thompson (1895)
"The attitude of the chatelains was hardly less tolerant. Their conduct toward the bourgeois depended largely upon their relations with the bishop. ..."

4. Two Gentlemen in Touraine by Charles Gibson (1899)
""I love to see the peasant have a feeling of respect, as well as love, for the chatelains, instead of the fear and defiance one finds so often in our days. ..."

5. The Student, and Intellectual Observer (1869)
"The chatelains had more ways of spending their wealth on a large scale, and their pride, and love of action and display, led them into constant extravagance ..."

6. The History of Guernsey and Its Bailiwick: With Occasional Notices of Jersey by Ferdinand Brock Tupper (1854)
"... and the chatelains, who held only arrive fiefs with fortified places. ... and chatelains, all of whom were either knights or esquires, or the gentry in ..."

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