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Meaning of CHATELAINE

Pronunciation:  'shat`leyn

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a chain formerly worn at the waist by women; for carrying a purse or bunch of keys etc.
  2. [n]  the mistress of a chateau or large country house
 

CHATELAINE is a 10 letter word that starts with C.

 

 See Also: chain, mistress

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Chat"e*laine\, n. [F. ch[^a]telaine the wife of a
castellan, the mistress of a chateau, a chatelaine chain.]
An ornamental hook, or brooch worn by a lady at her waist,
and having a short chain or chains attached for a watch,
keys, trinkets, etc. Also used adjectively; as, a chatelaine
chain.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: abbess, anklet, armlet, bangle, beads, bijou, bracelet, breastpin, brooch, captain, castellan, chain, chaplet, charm, chatelain, circle, commandant, commander, coronet, crown, dame, diadem, director, dowager, earring, executive, first lady, fob, gem, goodwife, governess, governor, great lady, homemaker, housewife, intendant, jewel, locket, madam, manager, master, matriarch, matron, mistress, mother superior, necklace, nose ring, pin, precious stone, rhinestone, ring, ruler, stickpin, stone, tiara, torque, wampum, wristband, wristlet
 

 

 

 

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