Meaning of chatelaine
Pronunciation: (shat'l-ān" Fr. shät&supschwa-len'), [key]
— pl. chat•e•laines
- the mistress of a castle.
- the mistress of an elegant or fashionable household.
- a hooklike clasp or a chain for suspending keys, trinkets, scissors, a watch, etc., worn at the waist by women.
- a woman's lapel ornament resembling this.
- chatelaine (Thesaurus)