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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A chain formerly worn at the waist by women; The mistress of a large country house.

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  • Intricately designed and elegant, this scissors chatelaine is a treasure to own. for more
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  • The "chatelain" (governor of a fort or a castle) wrote a letter to the "chatelaine" (mistress of a chateau).
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