Aladine

Al′adine
(3 syl.).

The sagacious but cruel old king of Jerusalem in Tasso's Jerusalem Delivered, book xx. This is a fictitious character, inasmuch as the Holy Land was at the time under the dominion of the caliph of Egypt. Aladine was slain by Raymond.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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