alcalde  (ahl-kahl-day  or  al-kal-dee).  [fr.  Arabic  al-qadi  “the  Cadi”  or  “the  judge”]  Spanish

law. 1.Hist. A judicial officer. • The alcalde’s functions typically resembled those of a justice of the

peace. 2. The mayor of a Spanish or Spanish-American town, usu. with a judicial element. • This

is the modern sense.

ALCOHOL AND TOBACCO TAX AND TRADE BUREAU

Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau.A bureau in the U.S. Department of the Treasury

that administers the laws governing the  production, use, and  distribution  of alcohol and tobacco

products,  and  collects  excise  taxes  on  firearms  and  ammunition.  •  The  Bureau  has  the

tax-enforcement  functions  of  the  former  Bureau  of  Alcohol,  Tobacco,  and  Firearms.  —  Abbr.

TTB. [Blacks Law 8th]