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sty



Pronunciation: (stī), [key]
n., pl. sties,
v., stied, sty•ing.


n.
1. a pen or enclosure for swine; pigpen.
2. any filthy place or abode.
3. a place of bestial debauchery.

v.t.
to keep or lodge in or as if in a sty.

v.i.
to live in or as if in a sty.

sty



Pronunciation: (stī), [key]
n.,
pl. sties.
Ophthalm.
a circumscribed abscess caused by bacterial infection of the glands on the edge of the eyelid; hordeolum. Also,stye.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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