chastelein (s.xiii1/3)

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chastelein (s.xiii1/3)

[ FEW: 2/i,469b castellum; Gdf: 2,85b chastelain; GdfC: 9,57c chastelain; TL: 2,305 chastelain; DEAF:  chastel; DMF:  châtelain; TLF:  châtelain 1; OED:  chastelain n.; MED:  castelain n.; DMLBS: 294a castellanus ]
chastelan;  chastellein;  chastilein;  chatelein  


1occupationstatuscastellain, governor of castle or town
( s.xiii1/3; MS: s.xivin )  Quant ses chastels out ben fermé E a ses chasteleins livré […]  106
( 1259 )  ke les chasteleins eint resnable sustenaunce as chasteaus le rei garder  156
( 1346 )  nostre bien amé Symon Newynton, chastelleyn et gardeyn de Saint-Sauveour-le-Viscount  81
( 1361 )  le conte de Seint Paul, le sire de Praeux, le chastileyn de Berges, le sire de Waverin [...]  670
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