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]