Meaning of WHILES in English

I. ˈhwī(ə)lz also ˈwī- conjunction

Etymology: Middle English, from whil, while, conjunction, while + -es, gen. singular ending of nouns (functioning adverbially) — more at -s

1. archaic : while 1

2. obsolete : until

he shall conceal it whiles you are willing it shall come to note — Shakespeare

3. obsolete : while 3a

II. noun

Etymology: Middle English, from -whiles (as in otherwhiles ) — more at otherwhile

archaic : while 1a, 1b, 1c, 1d

III. adverb

Etymology: ME(Scots) quhilis at times, formerly, from ME(Scots) quhile, Middle English while at times, formerly (from Old English hwīle formerly, once) + ME(Scots) -is, Middle English -es, gen. singular ending of nouns (functioning adverbially)

chiefly Scotland : at times : from time to time : sometimes

we read your things in the paper, and we whiles read about you — John Buchan

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