Definition for cid (2 of 4)
Definition for cid (3 of 4)
or cid, CID
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Examples from the Web for cid
The CID speculated that the woman was confirming who lived there before planting a homemade nail bomb.Abu Dhabi Treats U.S. Teacher’s Murder as Terrorist Attack|Chris Allbritton|December 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Hart, now besuited and bald, still works at CID; presumably he's been promoted.‘True Detective’ Review: You Have to Watch HBO’s Revolutionary Crime Classic|Andrew Romano|January 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The nominees received are reviewed by Special Agents in the CID and the Office of Public Affairs.
Of these one of the most interesting is the Cid's duel with the conde Lozano and his marriage to Ximena.
In other words, he recognized the Cid as an almost independent prince.The Moors in Spain|Stanley Lane-Poole
When the Cid saw them well without he made as if he fled; With his whole host in confusion down the Jalón he sped.
Joyful is my Cid and all his vassals, that God had shown such favor to them that they had conquered in the field.With Spurs of Gold|Frances Nimmo Greene
An the Cid forced not his entrance, neither for weal nor woe Durst they open it unto him.
British Dictionary definitions for cid (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for cid (2 of 2)
Word Origin and History for cid
1680s, from Spanish cid "chief, commander," from Arabic sayyid "lord." A title given in Spanish literature to Castilian nobleman and warlord Ruy Diaz, Count of Bivar (c.1040-1099).