Sty



noun, plural sties.
1.
a pen or enclosure for swine; pigpen.
2.
any filthy place or abode.
3.
a place of bestial debauchery.
verb (used with object), stied, stying.
4.
to keep or lodge in or as if in a sty.
verb (used without object), stied, stying.
5.
to live in or as if in a sty.
noun, plural sties. Ophthalmology.
1.
a circumscribed abscess caused by bacterial infection of the glands on the edge of the eyelid; hordeolum.
noun (pl) sties
1.
a pen in which pigs are housed and fed
2.
any filthy or corrupt place
verb sties, stying, stied
3.
to enclose or be enclosed in a sty

sty or stye (stī)
n. pl. sties or styes (stīz)
Inflammation of one or more sebaceous glands of an eyelid. Also called hordeolum.

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