Sty

Definition of Sty

Pronunciation: stīd
n.1.A pen or inclosure for swine.
2.A place of bestial debauchery.
To roll with pleasure in a sensual sty.
- Milton.
v. t.1.To shut up in, or as in, a sty.
[imp. & p. p. Stied (stīd); p. pr. & vb. n. Stying (stī"ĭng).]
v. i.1.To soar; to ascend; to mount. See Stirrup.
With bolder wing shall dare aloft to sty,
To the last praises of this Faery Queene.
- Spenser.
n.1.(Med.) An inflamed swelling or boil on the edge of the eyelid.

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