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otherwhile

or oth·er·whiles

[uhth-er-hwahyl, -wahyl]
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adverb Archaic.
  1. at another time or other times.
  2. sometimes.

Origin of otherwhile

First recorded in 1125–75, otherwhile is from the Middle English word otherwhil, otherwhiles. See other, while
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Historical Examples

  • And otherwhile, yt which hee carveth, doth not like him to whom it is geven.

    A Renaissance Courtesy-book

    Giovanni Della Casa

  • I say vaine: In that we honour men to their face, whome we reverence not in deede, but otherwhile contemne.

    A Renaissance Courtesy-book

    Giovanni Della Casa

  • Which maner of speache, may be otherwhile allowed in versifiers: but it is utterly forbidden in common talke.

    A Renaissance Courtesy-book

    Giovanni Della Casa