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  • n. Plural form of chatelain.


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  • And the Count replied: That it could not be; for that, when the chatelains were placed in them, they were made to swear on the holy relics, not to surrender any of the castles for the deliverance of any man's person.

    The Memoirs of the Lord of Joinville

  • Unluckily, at Savigny, as in most of those gorgeous Parisian summer palaces, which the parvenus in commerce and speculation have made their prey, the chatelains were not in harmony with the chateau.

    Fromont and Risler — Complete

  • ORIGET, famous Tours physician; known to the Mortsaufs, chatelains of

    Repertory of the Comedie Humaine Part 2

  • "That is to say you can readily distinguish a fortress from a simple fortification, such as is allowed to _chatelains_ or vassals?"

    The Vicomte De Bragelonne


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