alcaid definition

  • noun:
    • Alternative form of alcaide.
    • A commander of a castle or fortress among the Spaniards, Portuguese, and Moors.
    • The warden, or keeper of a jail.
    • In Spain, Portugal, etc., a commander of a fortress; a military officer; in addition a jailer.
    • alternate kind of alcaide.
    • A commander of a castle or fortress on the list of Spaniards, Portuguese, and Moors.
    • The warden, or keeper of a jail.
    • In Spain, Portugal, etc., a commander of a fortress; a military officer; in addition a jailer.

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