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- n. Plural form of caid.
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The caids, agas, bash-agas, and other titled Arabs, held the places of honor, for they occupied the orchestra stalls and the dress circle.
That Lella Mabrouka and Sanda would be there was a matter of course; and, besides them, there were the wives and daughters of two or three sheikhs and caids, all of whom Sanda already knew by sight, as they had paid ceremonious visits to the great man's harem since her arrival at Djazerta.
Hadj and several caids invited for the bridegroom's part of the festivities.
All the caids and the sons of Bu Amema surround Mulai Mahomed.