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Definition of the noun Alguazil
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noun - plural: alguazils
- [archaic] A judge or governor in Spain.
Alguazil a.k.a. Alguacil, Aguazil or Guazil is a title often to be encountered in stories and plays, derived from the Arabic "وزير ", meaning "minister", preceded by the article "al".
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The later Elizabethans. Beaumont and Fletcher. The end of the old drama. The later Stuart drama. Index (1875)
The villainous Alguazil is an energetic variation on that favourite butt of Elisabethan comedy, the incompetent guardian of the night. In passages of this play5 there a_...,-..,.-.. __ l —..... —!_ -P' ' “mu BEA U./IION. 1 The pseudo-pathetic scene iv.
by Adolphus William Ward
The villainous Alguazil is an energetic variation on that ...
and Other Poetic and Philosophical Writings by Voltaire
is mayor or chief magistrate of a town; the Alguazil is a lesser official, perhaps a police officer. % Stole.
Pocket Encyclopedia (1811)
Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Polite Literature by Edward Augustus Kendall
•Alguazil, in Spain, is ...
by Project Gutenberg
ALGUAZIL, a Spanish title often to be met in stories and plays, derived from the Arabic “visir” and the article, “al.” The alguazil among the early Spaniards was ...
ALGUAZIL, al'gwa-thel', or ALGUACIL (Sp. alguacil, for Ar. al-xrazir, the vizier). The general name in Spain of the officers intrusted with the execution of justice. There are al- guadles mayores, who either inherit the office of executing justice in a ...
by Charles Augustus Maude Fennell
*alguazil, alguacil, sb.
A new universal etymological technological, and pronouncing dictionary of the English language (1848)
by John Craig (F.G.S.)
ALGUAZIL— ALIEN. ALOATE8, al'gayts, ad. (algeats, always, all and geat, a way, Sax.) On any terms ; every way. A term still in use in the north of England. Anygate is its synonym in the Scottish dialect. Algazel. — See Gazelle. Algkatiarit ...
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Video shows what alguazil means. An officer of the law in Spain or Latin America.. Alguazil Meaning. How to pronounce, definition audio dictionary. How to say ...
Scrabble value of A1L1G2U1A1Z10I1L1
The value of this 8-letter word is 18 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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