waiwode
Waywode Way"wode, n. [Russ. voevoda, or Pol. woiewoda; properly, a leader of an army, a leader in war. Cf. {Vaivode}.] Originally, the title of a military commander in various Slavonic countries; afterwards applied to governors of towns or provinces. It was assumed for a time by the rulers of Moldavia and Wallachia, who were afterwards called hospodars, and has also been given to some inferior Turkish officers. [Written also {vaivode}, {voivode}, {waiwode}, and {woiwode}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Waywode — Way wode, n. [Russ. voevoda, or Pol. woiewoda; properly, a leader of an army, a leader in war. Cf. {Vaivode}.] Originally, the title of a military commander in various Slavonic countries; afterwards applied to governors of towns or provinces. It… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • woiwode — Waywode Way wode, n. [Russ. voevoda, or Pol. woiewoda; properly, a leader of an army, a leader in war. Cf. {Vaivode}.] Originally, the title of a military commander in various Slavonic countries; afterwards applied to governors of towns or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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