otherwhile

or oth·er·whiles

[uhth-er-hwahyl, -wahyl]
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adverb Archaic.

at another time or other times.

Nearby words

  1. other-directed,
  2. otherguess,
  3. otherize,
  4. otherness,
  5. otherwhere,
  6. otherwise,
  7. otherworldly,
  8. othin,
  9. othman,
  10. othman i

Origin of otherwhile

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

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Examples from the Web for otherwhile

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

    A Renaissance Courtesy-book|Giovanni Della Casa