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
It was a small sty and easily treatable, but Sherber still wanted to know what caused it.Bacteria can grow on your neglected makeup and brushes. Here’s what to toss and what to clean.|Allyson Chiu|December 17, 2020|Washington Post
The place was a ruin; literally, the pig sty of a collective farm.From a Polish Country House Kitchen ... To Your Kitchen|David Frum|December 4, 2012|DAILY BEAST
It took a few days to turn this place into something other than a pig sty, which it was.
Thereupon dug the thrall a large ditch in the sty & carried away the earth, and afterwards placed wood across it.
Now by them in the sty had they a light there with them, and the Earl said: Why art thou so pale, yet withal as black as earth?
Howbeit one place is there wherein would I never seek for such a man 62 as thou, and that is in the swine-sty.
In the village I just came from, the squire has had a pig stolen out of his sty.Grimms' Fairy Tales|The Brothers Grimm
In a few hours it will matter little whether old Ephraim Lovegrove lived and died in a pig-sty or a palace.