E. Cobham Brewer 18101897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Aladine (3 syl.).
The sagacious but cruel old king of Jerusalem in Tassos 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.