chatelaine chatelaine

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the mistress of a chateau or large country house
  2. (n) a chain formerly worn at the waist by women; for carrying a purse or bunch of keys etc.

Usage(s):

  1. Mae is picked up by the story as the chatelaine of Noah Beery, a trusting old fellow who runs a cabaret and modest little white slave business.
  2. Fry's titled chatelaine is a sort of spiritual Lady Bountiful who hides in her house a scoundrelly deserter who was once her son-in-law.
  3. So were her efforts as chatelaine and hostess.

News

  • La Chatelaine owner honors WWII veterans

    A collection of World War II veterans and their families turned out again recebtly at La Chatelaine's French Bakery and Bistro in Upper Arlington for the annual D-Day celebration and to toast their host for a recent recognition from his native government.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: This Week German Village

Quotes

  1. During a 2006 interview with Shameless Magazine, Anderson said the things she was most proud of were "Firstly, having kids. Next it would be Chatelaine. That magazine and I were made for each other. It was floundering when I took over and it was...
    on Mar 2, 2007 By: Doris Anderson Source: Toronto Star

  2. "She set the feminist agenda in Canada through Chatelaine magazine," said Michele Landsberg, another former Star columnist who also worked for Anderson at Chatelaine.
    on Mar 3, 2007 By: Michele Landsberg Source: Toronto Star

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