Chatelaine

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Chatelaine, from the French term châtelaine (wife of the lord of a château), has the following meanings:

  • Chatelaine, a woman who owns or controls a castle or large house (the feminine form of châtelain)
  • Chatelaine (chain), a set of short chains on a belt worn by women and men for carrying keys, thimble and/or sewing kit, etc.
  • Châtelaine, a French-Canadian women's magazine, published by Rogers Media
  • Chatelaine (magazine), an English-language Canadian women's magazine, also by Rogers Media
  • Châtelaine, Switzerland, a village in the municipality of Vernier, near Geneva

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