Whiles : Definition

Whiles

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Definitions of Whiles

Pronunciation : Whiles
Part of Speech : adv.
Etymology : [See While, n., and -wards.]
Definition : 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.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Whiles
Part of Speech : conj.
Definition : Defn: During the time that; while. [Archaic] Chaucer. Fuller. Agree with thine adversary quickly, whiles thou art in the way with him. Matt. v. 25.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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