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Definition of the noun Alcaide
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noun - plural: alcaides
- The governor or commander of a Spanish or Portuguese fortress or prison.
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The Twelve Months Volunteer (2009)
by C. Furber George C. Furber, George Furber
* The alcaide is an inferior officer of police, who.
And Thence Over Mount Atlas, to Morocco: Including a Particular Account of the Royal Harem, &c by William Lempriere
Under the alcaide is an officer named ell.hackum, or deputy governor, whose office bears some analogy to our principal bailiff or constable. Besides these officers, there is in every town a cadi, who is both a civil judge and the chief priest ; for it ...
A General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages and Travels in All Parts of the World (1814)
Many of which are Now First Translated Into English ; Digested on a New Plan by John Pinkerton
Under the alcaide is an officer named ell-hackum, or deputy governor, whose office bears some analogy to our principal bailiff or constable. Besides these officers, there is in every town a cadi, who is both a civil judge and the chief priest ; for it ...
A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge
ALCAIDE, an executive officer among the Spaniards, Portuguese, and Moors, appointed to take charge ...
by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby
ALCAIDE, fil-kad'; Sp. pron. al-kl'ofi (Sp. from Ar. al, the + quid, governor), or ALCAYDE. A Moorish title, applied by Spanish and Portuguese writers to a military officer having charge of a fortress, prison, or town. It has also been used to ...
Dictionary-catalogue of Operas and Operettas which Have Been Performed on the Public Stage: Libretti (1910)
Alcaide, Coco Remata, Facado e Testamento, Mulher (A) de postelleiro, Solar (O) dos Benignas, Testamento (О) dal velha, Válete de copas. (7.) Carey. H. — Betty, etc-, Chrononhotonthologos, Hanging ...
The Chambers Dictionary (1998)
n a bazaar alcaide or alcayde al-kad or al-ki'dha, or -da, (Sp) n governor of a fortress; a gaoler. [Sp alcaide, from Ar ul-aa "id. from al the, and aa "id leader, from qada to lead] alcalde al-kiitda. (Sp) n formerly, a judge or magistrate: a mayor ...
A New Universal Etymological, Technological and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language (1849)
Embracing All Terms Used in Art, Science, and Literature by John Craig (Lexicographer)
ALCAIDE, al-kade', s ...
Encyclopedia of Chronology (1872)
Historical and Biographical by Bernard Bolingbroke Woodward, William Leist Readwin Cates
1466–the Alcaide of Malaga rebels, and obtains alliance of Henry IV. of ...
The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney (1903)
alcaide, formerly alcayde, a governor, jailer, warden, < Ar. al-qaid, (al, the (see al-2), + qaid, leader, governor, prefect, Q qáda, lead, govern..] In Spain, Portugal, etc., a commander of a fortress; a military officer; also a jailer. alcalde ...
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The value of this 7-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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