What does the word Whilst mean?

Usage examples for Whilst

  1. And will not even make an advance, whilst they know that to reach the Duke one must run many a peril and risk much money. – Tom Tufton's Travels by Evelyn Everett-Green
  2. I daresay you and Jacquotte will manage to get on together whilst I am away. – The Country Doctor by Honore de Balzac
  3. He kissed me whilst dancing! – The Ice-Maiden: and Other Tales. by Hans Christian Andersen