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- n. Alternative form of alcaide.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A commander of a castle or fortress among the Spaniards, Portuguese, and Moors.
- n. The warden, or keeper of a jail.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In Spain, Portugal, etc., a commander of a fortress; a military officer; also a jailer.
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