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whilst

whilst


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Whilst  \Whilst\,  adv  [From  {Whiles};  cf  {Amongst}.] 
  While  [Archaic] 
 
  Whilst  the  emperor  lay  at  Antioch.  --Gibbon. 
 
  {The  whilst},  in  the  meantime;  while  [Archaic.]  --Shak.