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noun - the commander of a Spanish fortress
ALCAYDE - Qaid (Arabic: qid, "commander"; pl. qaada), also spelled kaid or caïd, is a word meaning "commander" or "leader." It was a title in the Norman king...
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|Possible Crossword Clues|
|Perhaps porter carrying key departs for Spanish gaoler|
|Last Seen in these Crosswords & Puzzles|
|Feb 2 2007 The Times - Cryptic|
|Possible Dictionary Clues|
|Variant of alcaide.|
|In Spain, Portugal, and regions under their influence: the governor or commander of a fortress or fortified town the warden of a prison.|
|Alcayde might refer to|
Qaid (Arabic: qid, "commander"; pl. qaada), also spelled kaid or caïd, is a word meaning "commander" or "leader." It was a title in the Norman kingdom of Sicily, applied to palatine officials and members of the curia, usually to those who were Muslims or converts from Islam. The word entered the Latin language as Latin: gaitus or Latin: gaytus.|
* Later the word was used in North Africa for the governor of a fortress or the warden of a prison, also in Spain and Portugal in the form with the definite article "alcayde" (Spanish) "alcaide" (Portuguese).
* It is also used as a male Arabic given name.