noun, plural sties.
verb (used with object), stied, sty·ing.
verb (used without object), stied, sty·ing.
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noun, plural sties.Ophthalmology.
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Example sentences from the Web for sty
Cottagers cannot afford barley-meal, but they certainly could keep their sties much cleaner.The Hills and the Vale|Richard Jefferies
Then Circ led the way, holding her wand in her hand, and opened the doors of the sties, and drove out the swine that had been men.Stories of the Old world|Alfred John Church
Then he went out to the sties, killed two sucking pigs, and roasted them daintily.
The hut was made of stones and thorn-branches, and beside it were sties for the swine made in the same way.
In a word, their houses are as filthy as hog-sties; every thing in and about them stinking of fish, train-oil, and smoke.