Whiles is defined in Scotland to mean at times or sometimes.adverb
An example of whiles used as an adverb is in the quote by J. H. Newman, "And so on us at whiles it falls, to claim powers that we dread," which means it sometimes falls on us to take control.
Whiles means while or during a certain time.conjunction
An example of whiles used as a conjunction is in the sentence, "Father goes to work, whiles mother makes dinner," which means that when father is at work, mother is making dinner.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
Origin: ME < while (see while) + adv. gen. -s
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Origin: Middle English : while, while; see while + -es, genitive sing. suff.; see -s3.