Definition of Chatelaines

1. Noun. (plural of chatelaine) ¹



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Definition of Chatelaines

1. chatelaine [n] - See also: chatelaine

Lexicographical Neighbors of Chatelaines

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

Literary usage of Chatelaines

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Senate Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Public Documents and Executive by United States Congress. Senate (1856)
"... of holding safely and securely the point-end of the pin of breast-pins, cuff-pins, chatelaines, or any other piece of jewelry requiring a catch and pin. ..."

2. The Publishers' and Stationers' Weekly Trade Circular by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia (1872)
"chatelaines.—The newest fashion in jewelry for the ladies are the chatelaines, ... As the chatelaines are always worn from the belt, the fashion has created ..."

3. The Arts in Early England by Gerard Baldwin Brown (1915)
"The Museum at Worms contains some good specimens, see PI. xc1, 2. The total length of these chatelaines is sometimes as much as ..."

4. Journal of the British Archaeological Association by British Archaeological Association (1861)
"The presence of two tooth-picks in these Teutonic chatelaines is remarkable ; and it is, perhaps, worthy of note that the Chinese girdle-instruments ..."

5. The Victoria Nyanza: The Land, the Races and Their Customs, with Specimens by Karl Paul Kollmann (1899)
"In the stretched ear-lobes they wear chatelaines on strips of leather set with beads, large plugs of wood (Fig. 272), or orna- Fio. 269. ..."

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