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castellan


castellan


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Castellan  \Cas"tel*lan\,  n.  [OF.  castelain  F.  ch[^a]telain,  L. 
  castellanus  pertaining  to  a  castle,  an  occupant  of  a  caste, 
  LL.,  a  governor  of  a  castle,  fr  L.  castellum  castle, 
  citadel,  dim.  of  castrum  fortified  place  See  {Castle},  and 
  cf  {Chatelaine}.] 
  A  governor  or  warden  of  a  castle.