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- n. A local governor or leader, especially in North Africa or Moorish Spain; an alcaide.
- n. Any of various ancient and traditional Irish football games.
- n. Modern Gaelic football.
From Arabic قائد (qā’id, "leader"). Compare alcaide. (Wiktionary)
Originally referred to the animal-skin ball used in these games. (Wiktionary)