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Definition of the noun Alcaide

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noun - plural: alcaides

  1. The governor or commander of a Spanish or Portuguese fortress or prison.

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Alcaide is a fictional character from the 1958 film Cowboy.

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Google previewThe Twelve Months Volunteer (2009)

by C. Furber George C. Furber, George Furber

* The alcaide is an inferior officer of police, who.

Google previewA Tour from Gibraltar to Tangier, Sallee, Mogodore, Santa Cruz, Tarudant (1814)

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 ...

Google previewA 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 ...

Google previewThe New American Encyclopaedia (1865)

A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge

ALCAIDE, an executive officer among the Spaniards, Portuguese, and Moors, appointed to take charge ...

Google previewThe New International Encyclopaedia (1906)

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 ...

Google previewDictionary-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 ...

Google previewThe 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 ...

Google previewA 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 ...

Google previewEncyclopedia 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 ...

Google previewThe 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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Scrabble value of A1L1C3A1I1D2E1

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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