(Way"side`) n. The side of the way; the edge or border of a road or path.
(Way"side`), a. Of or pertaining to the wayside; as, wayside flowers. "A wayside inn." Longfellow.
(Way"ward) a. [OE. weiward, for aweiward, i. e., turned away. See Away, and -ward.] Taking
one's own way; disobedient; froward; perverse; willful.
My wife is in a wayward mood.Shak.
Wayward beauty doth not fancy move.Fairfax.
Wilt thou forgive the wayward thought?Keble.
Way"ward*ly, adv. Way"ward*ness, n.
(Way"-wise`) a. Skillful in finding the way; well acquainted with the way or route; wise from
(Way"wis`er) n. [Cf. G. wegweiser a waymark, a guide; weg way + weisen to show, direct.]
An instrument for measuring the distance which one has traveled on the road; an odometer, pedometer,
The waywiser to a coach, exactly measuring the miles, and showing them by an index.Evelyn.
(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.]
(Way"wode*ship), n. The office, province, or jurisdiction of a waywode.