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whiles

noun
plural of while

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1 an indefinite but usually short period of time
  • we stayed at the fair for a while longer

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2 the active use of energy in producing a result
  • it's not worth my while to fix it, so we'll get a new one

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The first known use of whiles was in the 12th century

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“Whiles.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/whiles. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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