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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

When \When\, adv. [OE. when, whan, whenne, whanne, AS. hw[ae]nne, hwanne, hwonne; akin to OS. hwan, OD. wan, OHG. wanne, G. wann when, wenn if, when, Goth. hwan when, and to E. who. ????. See Who.] [1913 Webster] 1. At what time; -- used interrogatively. [1913 Webster] When shall these things be? --Matt. xxiv. 3. [1913 Webster] Note: See the Note under What, pron., 1. [1913 Webster] 2. At what time; at, during, or after the time that; at or just after, the moment that; -- used relatively. [1913 Webster] Kings may Take their advantage when and how they list. --Daniel. [1913 Webster] Book lore ne'er served, when trial came, Nor gifts, when faith was dead. --J. H. Newman. [1913 Webster] 3. While; whereas; although; -- used in the manner of a conjunction to introduce a dependent adverbial sentence or clause, having a causal, conditional, or adversative relation to the principal proposition; as, he chose to turn highwayman when he might have continued an honest man; he removed the tree when it was the best in the grounds. [1913 Webster] 4. Which time; then; -- used elliptically as a noun. [1913 Webster] I was adopted heir by his consent; Since when, his oath is broke. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Note: When was formerly used as an exclamation of surprise or impatience, like what! [1913 Webster] Come hither; mend my ruff: Here, when! thou art such a tedious lady! --J. Webster. [1913 Webster] When as, When that, at the time that; when. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] When as sacred light began to dawn. --Milton. [1913 Webster] When that mine eye is famished for a look. --Shak. [1913 Webster]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

43 Moby Thesaurus words for "when": after all, again, albeit, all the same, although, anon, as far as, as long as, at all events, at any rate, at what time, at which, at which time, but, during which time, even, even so, for all that, howbeit, however, in any case, in any event, in what period, in which time, just the same, nevertheless, nonetheless, notwithstanding, on what occasion, on which occasion, rather, still, the while, though, upon which, what time, when as, whenever, whereas, whereupon, while, whilst, yet
Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856):

WHEN. At which time, in wills, standing by itself unqualified and unexplained, this is a word of condition denoting the time at which the gift is to continence. 6 Ves. 243; 2 Meriv. 286. 2. The context of a will may show that the word when is to be applied to the possession only, not to the vesting of a legacy; but to justify this construction, there must be circumstances, or other expressions in the will, showing such to have been the testator's intent. 7 Ves. 422; 9 Ves. 230 Coop. 145; 11 Ves. 489; 3; Bro. C. C. 471. For the effect of the word when in contracts and in wills in the French law, see 6 Toull. n. 520.