Al*caid", Al*cayde" (#), n. [Sp. alcaide, fr. Ar. al-qaid governor, fr. qada to lead, govern.]
A commander of a castle or fortress among the Spaniards, Portuguese, and Moors.
The warden, or keeper of a jail.
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