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 for Envoy
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Envoy \En"voy\, n. [F. envoy['e] envoy, fr. envoyer to send;
     pref. en- (L. in) + voie way, L. via: cf. F. envoi an envoy
     (in sense 2). See Voyage, and cf. Invoice.]
     1. One dispatched upon an errand or mission; a messenger;
        esp., a person deputed by a sovereign or a government to
        negotiate a treaty, or transact other business, with a
        foreign sovereign or government; a minister accredited to
        a foreign government. An envoy's rank is below that of an
        [1913 Webster]
     2. [F. envoi, fr. envoyer to send.] An explanatory or
        commendatory postscript to a poem, essay, or book; -- also
        in the French from, l'envoi.
        [1913 Webster]
              The envoy of a ballad is the "sending" of it forth.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a diplomat having less authority than an ambassador [syn:
           envoy, envoy extraordinary, minister plenipotentiary]
      2: someone sent on a mission to represent the interests of
         someone else [syn: emissary, envoy]
      3: a brief stanza concluding certain forms of poetry [syn:
         envoy, envoi]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  44 Moby Thesaurus words for "envoy":
     agent, ambassador, ambassadress, apostolic delegate, attache,
     bearer, career diplomat, carrier, chancellor, charge,
     commercial attache, commissar, commissary, commissionaire,
     commissioner, consul, consul general, consular agent, councillor,
     courier, delegate, diplomat, diplomatic, diplomatic agent,
     diplomatist, emissary, envoy extraordinary,
     foreign service officer, herald, internuncio, legate, messenger,
     military attache, minister, minister plenipotentiary,
     minister resident, nuncio, plenipotentiary, representative,
     resident, secretary, secretary of legation, vice-consul,

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

     Motorola's integrated personal wireless communicator.  Envoy
     is a personal digital assistant which incorporates two-way
     wireless and wireline communication.  It was announced on 7
     March 1994 and released in the third quarter of 1994.  It runs
     Genral Magic's Magic Cap operating system and
     Telescript(TM) communications language on Motorola's Dragon
     chip set.  This includes the highly integrated Motorola
     68349 processor and a special purpose application specific
     integrated circuit (ASIC) referred to as Astro.  This chip
     set was designed specifically for Magic Cap and
     A user can write on the Envoy communicator with the
     accompanying stylus or a finger, to type and select or move
     objects on its screen.  An on-screen keyboard can be used to
     input information, draw or write personal notations, or send
     handwritten messages and faxes.
     Envoy can send a wireless message to another Envoy, PC or
     fax; broadcast a message to a group, with each member of that
     group receiving the message in their preferred format; gather
     information based on your requirements; schedule a meeting and
     automatically invite attendees; screen, route and organise
     messages; send a business card to another Envoy across a
     conference room table; access real-time scheduling and pricing
     information for US airline flights, then order tickets via fax
     or electronic mail; keep track of contacts through an
     address book; receive daily news summaries and stock
     information; capture, organize and review business and
     personal expenses on-the-go; gather, edit and analyze
     information in spreadsheets and graphs compatible with Lotus
     1-2-3 and Excel; shop in an electronic mall.
     [Was it released in Q3 '94?]

From Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :

  ENVOY, international law. In diplomatic language, an envoy is a minister of 
  the second rank, on whom his sovereign or government has conferred a degree 
  of dignity and respectability, which, without being on a level with an 
  ambassador, immediately follows, and among ministers, yields the preeminence 
  to him alone. 
       2. Envoys are either ordinary or extraordinary; by custom the latter is 
  held in greater consideration. Vattel, liv. 4, c. 6, Sec. 72. 

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