Wile, v. t. 1. To
practice artifice upon; to deceive; to beguile; to allure. [R.]
2. To draw or turn away, as by diversion; to while
or while away; to cause to pass pleasantly. Tennyson.
Wile (?), n. [OE. wile, AS.
wīl; cf. Icel. v?l, væl. Cf.
Guile.] A trick or stratagem practiced for insnaring or
deception; a sly, insidious; artifice; a beguilement; an
Put on the whole armor of God, that ye may be able to stand
against the wiles of the devil. Eph. vi. 11.
Not more almighty to resist our might,
Than wise to frustrate all our plots and wiles.