chapelain

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French chapelain, from Medieval Latin, Late Latin cappellānus. Doublet of capelan.

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Noun[edit]

chapelain m (plural chapelains)

  1. chaplain

Adjective[edit]

chapelain (feminine chapelaine, masculine plural chapelains, feminine plural chapelaines)

  1. (relational) of any of several places in France with Chapelle as part of its name

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Middle English[edit]

Noun[edit]

chapelain

  1. Alternative form of chapeleyn

Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Medieval Latin, Late Latin cappellānus.

Noun[edit]

chapelain m (oblique plural chapelainz, nominative singular chapelainz, nominative plural chapelain)

  1. chaplain
    • 12th Century, Béroul, Tristan:
      Li rois son chapelain apele
      The king called for his chaplain

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Descendants[edit]

  • French: chapelain
  • Norman: chap'lain
  • Middle English: chapeleyn