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whiles

conjunction \ ˈhwī(-ə)lz , ˈwī(-ə)lz \

Definition of whiles

archaic
: while

Origin and Etymology of whiles

Middle English, from while + -s, adverb suffix — more at whence


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whiles

adverb

Definition of whiles

chiefly Scotland

First Known Use of whiles

15th century



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