Whiles (?), adv. [See While, n., and -wards.]

1.

Meanwhile; meantime.

[R.]

The good knight whiles humming to himself the lay of some majored troubadour. Sir. W. Scott.

2.

sometimes; at times.

[Scot.]

Sir W. Scott.

The whiles. See under While, n.

 

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Whiles, conj.

During the time that; while.

[Archaic]

Chaucer. Fuller.

Agree with thine adversary quickly, whiles thou art in the way with him. Matt. v. 25.

 

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