Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
 
Advanced Dictionary    
Display options
Show syllables
Show Lookup History
Double-Click Lookup
  Show Spanish support
 
Pronunciation
Wordsmyth
  Phonics
  IPA
 
Entry formats
Standard
  Classic
 
Lookup History
chatelaine

chat·e·laine

chatelaine

pronunciation:
shae t leIn [or] shat len
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the mistress of a castle or large household.
definition 2: a clasp for holding keys or charms, worn at the waist.
definition 3: a piece of jewelry worn at a woman's lapel.
similar words:
brooch