from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun Same as
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun Alternative form of
Sorry, no etymologies found.
The nuptials were performed in Tijuana where the marriages were normally between Mexican Strippers and burros, but the alcade had a very liberal attitude.
Why does the shifty-eyed alcade always have Gloria Mollina standing next to him?
Deep waters here, evidently, but of less immediate moment than the halloo which was breaking out behind us as a little cav alcade of riders came scrambling down the distant scree.
The alcade and notary having placed themselves in chairs, he was stripped naked, and fixed upon the rack, the office of these gentlemen being to be witness of, and set down the confessions and tortures endured by the delinquent.
They, however, pressed him again to make a full discovery; that is, to accuse himself of crimes never committed, the governor adding, "You are still in my power; I can set you free if you comply, if not, I must deliver you to the alcade."
From San Sebastian I travelled incognito to Tudela, where I was met by the King's mule drivers and waited on by the alcade, who left his wand at my chamber door and at his, entrance knelt and kissed the hem of my garment.
Mr. Colton was some time alcade of Monterey, and he had in every way abundant opportunity to acquire whatever facts are deserving of preservation in history.
Mr. Lithgow still persisting in his innocence, the governor ordered the notary to draw up a warrant for delivering him to the alcade to be tortured.
The alcade, or chief judge, was for putting him into the town prison; but this was objected to, particularly by the corregidor, who said, in Spanish, "In order to prevent the knowledge of his confinement from reaching his countrymen, I will take the matter on myself, and be answerable for the consequences;" upon which it was agreed, that he should be confined in the governor's house with the greatest secrecy.
At day-break the next morning, arrived the governor and the alcade, into whose presence Mr. Lithgow was immediately brought to undergo another examination.