[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
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).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper