What a chatelaine she would make, he had thought; how the simple rustic folk would worship her!
And there he left him to await the coming of the chatelaine.
Seals, however, together with the chatelaine and the rest of its accompaniments, will be spoken of later.
Rhodes never could think of her as the chatelaine of those wide ranges.
There was no stationery in the desk, but Mary had a pocket diary in her chatelaine bag.
He was still in a fog, but he saw a ray of hope; this was the chatelaine, it seemed.
The chatelaine frowned at Anselm when she heard his footsteps, and, turning, saw him robing by the door.
But his hand moved and he found Miss Lymans chatelaine as she bent over him.
But before I begin to describe Vissarion I shall throw a sop to you as a chatelaine; that may give you patience to read the rest.
Her imagination was caught by the sudden vision of herself as the chatelaine of a villa.
1845, from French châtelaine "a female castellan; wife of a castellan; mistress of a castle or country house;" fem. of châtelain, from Old French chastelain "owner and lord of a castle, castellan, nobleman," from chastel (see chateau). In fashion, as a type of ornamental belt, from 1851; supposed to resemble a chain of keys.