noun, plural al·cay·des [al-kahy-deez; Spanish ahl-kahy-thes]. /ælˈkaɪ diz; Spanish ɑlˈkaɪ ðɛs/.
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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.
He slouched out into the corridor, and began whispering eagerly to the alcayde.Romance|Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer
The alcayde, laying down a suit of clothes, bade him put them on, and be ready to go out when he came again.
The alcayde just entered the place of audience, made a profound reverence, stepped back and allowed his charge to enter.