chatelaine

Ornamental clasp or chain with a hook from which items such as keys, watches, seals and trinkets were hung. Chatelaines were worn at the waist, mainly by women, from the 17thC; they became less fashionable from c. 1830, but made a comeback c.1890-1910. They were made in various metals and often ornamented with enamelling, beading and tassels

chatelaine

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

chatelaine

A girdle or belt from which various implements are suspended.
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Chatelaine

Châtelaine (French châtelaine, wife of the lord of a castle) has the following meanings: ...
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Châtelaine

Châtelaine is a French-language magazine of women`s lifestyles, published monthly in Quebec by Rogers Media, Inc., a division of Rogers Communications, Inc. It was first published in 1960 by Maclean-Hunter Publishing. The magazine covers issues and interests of real concern to women, including food, health, style, home and current affairs. ...
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chatelaine

[n] - the mistress of a chateau or large country house 2. [n] - a chain formerly worn at the waist by women
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Chatelaine

• (n.) An ornamental hook, or brooch worn by a lady at her waist, and having a short chain or chains attached for a watch, keys, trinkets, etc. Also used adjectively; as, a chatelaine chain.
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chatelaine

noun a chain formerly worn at the waist by women; for carrying a purse or bunch of keys etc.
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Chatelaine

[chain] A chatelaine is a decorative belt hook or clasp worn at the waist with a series of chains suspended from it. Each chain is mounted with a useful household appendage such as scissors, thimble, watch, key, vinaigrette, household seal, etc. `Chateleine bag: a bag suspended from a waistband by cord or chain, very popular from the 1860s ...
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Chatelaine

[magazine] Chatelaine is an English-language Canadian magazine of women`s lifestyles and the number one magazine in Canada in paid circulation. Both Chatelaine and its French-language version, Châtelaine, are published monthly by Rogers Media, a division of Rogers Communications. It was first published in March 1928 by Maclean Publishing. ...
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Chatelaine

Chat'e·laine noun [ French châtelaine the wife of a castellan, the mistress of a chateau, a chatelaine chain.] An ornamental hook, or brooch worn by a lady at her waist, and having a short chain or chains attached for a watch, keys, trinkets, etc. Also used adjectively; as, a chatelaine ch...
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chatelaine

A belt or girdle that is used to suspend various implements including an etui
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Châtelaine

A clip used by the mistress of the house or housekeeper from which hung chains for attaching keys, scissors, needles and other household notions. The châtelaine was hooked onto the wearer's belt and was an object of common use from the Middle Ages until well into the 20th century.
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Châtelaine

a collection of small domestic tools, such as scissors and keys, attached to a hook to wear, generally by a woman, on a belt.
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chatelaine

female castle owner, manager or caretaker
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chatelaine

ornament, used by both men and women and usually fastened to belt or pocket, with chains bearing hooks on which to hang small articles such as ... [1 related articles]
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chatelaine

Ornamental clasp or chain with a hook from which items such as keys, watches, seals and trinkets were hung. Chatelaines were worn at the waist, mainly by women, from the 17thC; they became less fashionable from c. 1830, but made a comeback c.1890-1910. They were made in various metals and often ornamented with enamelling, beading and tassels
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chatelaine

ring attached to belt for carrying keys
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Chatelaine

Said to be from the French for 'Lady of the House', a chatelaine is a set of implements worn at the waist. A chatelaine clip is fastened to the waist, and various items such as needle cases, pencil, scissors, dangle from chains attached to it. Chatelaines may be utilitarian or beautifully decorated and made from precious materials like silver.
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