Definition of Alcaid. Meaning of Alcaid. Synonyms of Alcaid

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Definition of Alcaid

Alcaid
Alcaid Al*caid", Alcayde Al*cayde" ([a^]k*k[=a]d"; Sp. [aum]l*k[aum]*[-e]"d[asl]), n. [Sp. alcaide, fr. Ar. al-q[=a][=i]d governor, fr. q[=a]da to lead, govern.] 1. A commander of a castle or fortress among the Spaniards, Portuguese, and Moors. 2. The warden, or keeper of a jail.

Meaning of Alcaid from wikipedia

- Qaid (Arabic: قائد‎ qāʾid, "commander"; pl. qaada), also spelled kaid or caïd, is a word meaning "commander" or "leader." It was a title in the Norman...
- premieres, creating the role of Felix in Isaac Nathan's comic opera The Alcaid or The Secrets of Office, (London, Little Theatre in the Haymarket, 1824)...
- c. 1835 Engraving: Eliza Vestris in The Alcaid...
- Fille Mal Gardée Eliza Vestris as Felix in Isaac Nathan's comic opera The Alcaid or The Secrets of Office Sarah Louisa Fairbrother as Abdullah in Open Sesame...
- 2884 8  Joao Miguez Tito  (POR) Carlos Rogenmoser Lourenço Alberto Graca Alcaid 6 553 11 290 12 252 9 377 3 854 10 331 9 377 3034 2782 9  Giuseppe Carattino...
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