Definition for CA'DI

CA'DI, n. [Ar. قَايِِدٌ kaidon, governor, from قَادَ kauda; to lead, rule, or govern; Eng. guide. Hence Alcaide.]

In the Turkish dominions, a judge in civil affairs; usually the judge of a town or village, for the judge of a city or providence is called Moula. – Encyc.

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