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also al·cay·de  (ăl-kī′dē)
The commander or governor of a fortress in Spain or Portugal.

[Spanish, from Arabic al-qā'id, the leader : al-, the + qā'id, leader, active participle of qāda, to lead; see qwd in Semitic roots.]


(ælˈkeɪd; Spanish alˈkaɪðe)
(in Spain and Spanish America) n
1. the commander of a fortress or castle
2. the governor of a prison
[C16: from Spanish, from Arabic al-qā'id the captain, commander, from qād to give orders]


or al•cay•de

(ælˈkaɪ di)

n., pl. -des.
(esp. in Spain and Portugal)
1. a commander of a fortress.
2. a jailer; the warden of a prison.
[1495–1505; < Sp < Arabic al-qā'id the leader]
References in classic literature ?
Don Quixote, observing the respectful bearing of the Alcaide of the fortress (for so innkeeper and inn seemed in his eyes), made answer, "Sir Castellan, for me anything will suffice, for
ALCAIDE Quem sao dois machacazes que estao nesta casa com quem Voces andam namoradas; falem verdade, senao olhem que eu sou um arrenegado, e posso fazer alguma asneira.
Alcaide brings more than 20 years of experience in operations and finance in the financial services industry.
Results Round I Group 13: Lee Van Corteza (PHL) 9 - 1 Mohd Ali Berjawi (LEB); Nick Malaj (ALB) 9 - 5 Syed Habib (QAT); David Alcaide (ESP) 9 - 8 Albin Ouschan; Mohanna al-Obaidly (QAT) 9 - 7 Salah al-Rimawi (KUW) Group 14: Ruslan Chinakhov (RUS) 9 - 4 Bashar Hussain (QAT); Nguyen K.
Also continuing with their winning streak was Russian powerhouse Ruslan Chinakhov with a satisfying 8-6 victory over David Alcaide, while Ronnie Alcano dug in deep to beat Al Hussaini 8-6 despite trailing the UAE champion 1-5.
Con que defenderia mejor la entrada del Buen Retiro su alcaide, con el cuidado o con la panza?
n World Pool Championship matches - Sporting (10am, live on Sky Sports 2): 22-25 F P Chao/P Ooi (30-34 multi-racks), 5-8 S Kawabata/I Majid (42-45), 17-20 A Pagulayan/M Kempter (17-20), 7-10 T Hohman/H Wang (40-44), 10-13 P Kuo/D Alcaide (39-43), 11-14 E Strickland/C W Fu (38-42), 11-14 D Orcullo/K Stepanov (38-42), 12-15 P W Chang/R Hauge (38-42).
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Gonzalez I, Georgiou M, Alcaide F, Balas D, Linares J, de la Campa AG.
30am: 4-7 H-h Wang v 5-4 T Schober, 8-13 P-w Chang v 6-5 D Alcaide, 4-9 H Yamamoto v 13-8 R Hauge, 2-5 C-w Fu v 7-4 N Bergendorff, 1-4 A Lely v 5-2 A Klasovic; 6am: 4-7 L Salvas v 5-4 S Trautmann, 4-9 E Dominguez v 13-8 R Hundal; 6.