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 Cicuta.Cid Hamet Benengeli. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Cid.
 
Arabic for lord. Don Roderi’go Laynez, Ruy Diaz (son of Diaz), Count of Bivar’. He was called “mio cid el campëador,” my lord the champion (1025–1099). Corruption of Saïd.   1
   The Cid’s horse. Babie’ca. (3 or 4 syl.). (See HORSE.)   2
   The Cid’s sword. Cola’da. The sword taken by the Cid Roderi’go from King Bucar was called Tizo’na. (See SWORD.)   3
   The Portuguese Cid. Nunez Alva’rez Perei’ra, general diplomatist. (1360–1431.)   4
 


 Cicuta.Cid Hamet Benengeli. 

 
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