[French luh seed]
- a drama (1636) by Corneille.
[sid; Spanish theed]
- The,El Cid CampeadorRodrigo Díaz de Bivar, c1040–99, Spanish soldier: hero of the wars against the Moors.
- (italics) Le. Le Cid.
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- (in Britain) Criminal Investigation Department; the detective division of a police force
- cruel, inhumane, and degrading: denoting the brutal and demeaning treatment of prisoners
- El or the. original name Rodrigo Diaz de Vivar. ?1043–99, Spanish soldier and hero of the wars against the Moors
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Word Origin and History for le 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).
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