noun, plural al·cay·des [al-kahy-deez; Spanish ahl-kahy-th es] /ælˈkaɪ diz; Spanish ɑlˈkaɪ ðɛs/.
noun, plural al·cai·des [al-kahy-deez; Spanish ahl-kahy-th es] /ælˈkaɪ diz; Spanish ɑlˈkaɪ ðɛs/. (in Spain, Portugal, Southwestern U.S., etc.)
Origin of alcaide
Examples from the Web for alcayde
Historical Examples of alcayde
But this brought him a visit from the alcayde, who commanded him to "forbear that noise."The Spanish Brothers
The Alcayde set a watch for them, which was discovered, and the Jew escaped.Records of The Spanish Inquisition
Andrew Dickson White
I am a daughter of that prison, my father was alcayde, and my son might hope to be so, were he not a fool.
“Your worship is right,” said the alcayde with a bow, but in a low voice.
The alcayde was on the battlements of his castle, surrounded by his knights.Chronicle of the Conquest of Granada