11. thē̆r-whīle adv. & conj.
Additional spellings: therwhile
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As dem. adv.: (a) with ref. to a span of past, present, or hypothetical time: during that time, meanwhile, in the meantime; (b) with ref. to a point or an event in past or hypothetical time: at that……