Definition of algarade in US English:

algarade

noun

  • A hostile incursion, a surprise attack. Later also in weakened sense: an outburst, a tirade.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in William Drummond (1585–1649), poet and pamphleteer. From (i) French algarade surprise attack.

Pronunciation

algarade

/alɡəˈrɑːd/