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Alcaid

ALCA'ID

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Among the Moors, Spaniards and Portuguese, a governor. In Portugal, the chief civil magistrate of a town or city; also the jurisdiction of certain judges of appeal. In Spain, the governor of a castle or fort; also a jailer.

Definition 2022


alcaid

alcaid

English

Noun

alcaid (plural alcaids)

  1. Alternative form of alcaide