from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Alternative form of voivode.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. 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.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as voivode, voivodeship.
Astrakhan, who put their waywode to death, the old militia was completely abolished, and the way left clear for the formation of new troops. \% TYRANNY OF ANDROS IN NEW ENGLAND\%