châtelain

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From Old French chastelain, castelain, from Latin castellānus; equivalent to château +‎ -ain. Doublet of castillan, a borrowing from Spanish.

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châtelain m (plural châtelains, feminine châtelaine)

  1. someone who lives in a castle
  2. (obsolete) lord (master of a household)

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