In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- But times have changed and the chatelaine, Lucinda Shaw Stewart, has diversified into other businesses, like so many other members of the landed gentry.
- Anyone who has visited the house in recent years can't fail to have been impressed by its garden and its chatelaine, Marylyn Abbott.
- This is an event in the spirit of the teas once held by Martha Black when she was the chatelaine of the house and her husband was the Commissioner.
- A large oil painting of the chatelaine hangs in the dining room, overlooking a lavishly laid table.
- The chatelaine waited patiently and loyally for him to return and take possession of her gift.
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Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
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