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the mistress of a chateau or large country house

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a chain formerly worn at the waist by women

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Chatelaines often-overlooked feminist past has been analyzed by Valerie Korinek in Roughing It in the Suburbs: Reading Chatelaine Magazine in the Fifties and Sixties, published in 2000.
Chatelaine is still the only Canadian choice" (14).
and Chatelaine, while emphasizing its ideological distance from small-scale liberation newspapers and traditional women's magazines.
After welcoming me into her downtown Toronto apartment, Doris Anderson, former editor of Chatelaine and one of Canada's best known feminists, had some questions for me.
Flipping through copies of Chatelaine from 1957 to 1977 it was jarring at first to see her editorials on abortion appearing alongside recipes.
I'd been looking at Chatelaine since I was a kid--my mother always got it.
Women carried bags, keys, sewing accessories and other precious items on chatelaines up until the end of the 19th century.
Women started to carry bags on a chatelaine, which was worn around the waist and had hooks for carrying keys, a bible, a pomander and other personal effects.
Jewelry designer Lisa Jenks has found a way to turn that throwaway neckware into sterling silver chatelaines.
28) Byrne Hope Sanders, "To the Chatelaines of Canada: Applause for Their New Status as Persons," The Chatelaine, December 1929.
In addition, there was coverage by popular Canadian periodicals such as Farm and Ranch Review and The Chatelaine.
Similar prospects over town and country must have been familiar to the Castilians and their chatelaines.
The word "toys", in this sense, does not refer to children's playthings but to small articles of personal use and adornment, such as buckles, pendants, brooches, buttons, watch chains and chatelaines - the chains used for suspending useful domestic items from, like scissors, thimbles and keys.
Olivia - one of Shakespeare's top-drawer chatelaines - was a scratchy, cold little soul in skin-tight black satin who, devoid of charisma, appears at one point with a flourishing coachman's riding whip like a demented dominatrix.
Objects on show for the first time in Birmingham include gilt metal chatelaines and cut steel watch chains, these fashion trinkets are very rare and very few have survived.