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Cid

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Arabic for lord. Don Roderiʹgo Laynez, Ruy Diaz (son of Diaz), Count of Bivarʹ. He was calledmio cid el campëador,” my lord the champion (1025–1099). Corruption of Saïd.

The Cid’s horse. Babieʹca. (3 or 4 syl.). (See Horse.)

The Cid’s sword. Colaʹda. The sword taken by the Cid Roderiʹgo from King Bucar was called Tizoʹna. (See Sword.)

The Portuguese Cid. Nunez Alvaʹrez Pereiʹra, general diplomatist. (1360–1431.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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