- the rank, office, or jurisdiction of a castellan.
- the land belonging to a castle.
Origin of castellany
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Examples from the Web for castellany
My castellany of Poissy has brought me in nothing this year.Notre-Dame de Paris
Ten, twenty, thirty bands of Burgundians were ravaging the castellany of Vaucouleurs, laying it waste with fire and sword.
On the march, as was his custom, Antoine de Vergy laid waste all the villages of the castellany with fire and sword.
In 1424, the duchy of Touraine with all its dependencies, except the castellany of Chinon, had come into her possession.
It was the work of Peter van Steenkiste the smith, who lived in the castellany of Courtrai.The Legend of Ulenspiegel, Vol. II (of 2)
Charles de Coster