- the governor of a castle.
Origin of castellan
Examples from the Web for castellan
Historical Examples of castellan
Castellan had swum round, and they took her under the arms to give her a rest.
"There is no doubt about that, gentlemen," said Castellan, going back to the machine.
Sink her to three feet, Castellan, and then ahead full speed.
Castellan ran out after him, and they went downstairs together.
My name's Castellan, and that should be good enough for you.
- rare a keeper or governor of a castleAlso called: chatelain
Word Origin for castellan
late 14c., from Old North French castelain (Modern French châtelaine; see chatelaine).