verb (used with object)
- chaste tree,
- chastity belt
Origin of chasten
Examples from the Web for chastener
It is ours then to bow to the Chastener and let our honored and loved chieftain go.The Underground Railroad|William Still
Word Origin for chasten
1520s, with -en (1) + the word it replaced, obsolete verb chaste "to correct (someone's) behavior" (Middle English chastien, c.1200), from Old French chastiier "to punish" (see chastise). Related: Chastened; chastening.