How To Spell sty?

Correct spelling: sty

What is the definition of sty?

  1. A pen or inclosure for swine.

What does the abbreviation sty mean?

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What are the usage examples for sty?

  1. I am tired of this pig- sty and this life Arnidieu! – Historical Romances: Under the Red Robe, Count Hannibal, A Gentleman of France by Stanley J. Weyman
  2. " They know more about keeping a pig sty said Jiminy Gordon as he picked up the blankets and, shaking them free of the dust, hung them onto the branch of a nearby hemlock. – The Boy Scout Fire Fighters by Irving Crump
  3. There are two other points which deserve to be taken into consideration, if we wish swine to thrive: these are, daily exercise in the open air whenever the weather permits, and cleanliness in the sty – The American Reformed Cattle Doctor by George Dadd
  4. The appetite is impaired, and the animal does not leave its sty willingly. – The American Reformed Cattle Doctor by George Dadd
  5. But I'd marry anyone- even old Barton, much as I hate him, to get out of this pig- sty – A Woman's Burden by Fergus Hume
  6. Well, he will go only up to the gate of the sty and there he stands fast as if rooted to the ground, and until I kiss his bristles he will not move from the spot. – Cossack Fairy Tales and Folk Tales by Anonymous
  7. Connecting these and firmly riveted to them, was an iron bar running down the back with a stout ring upon it to which was attached a chain about five feet long, which was, in turn, secured to a post in the middle of the room, or rather sty where he was kept. – The History of Company A, Second Illinois Cavalry by Samuel H. Fletcher
  8. One load of corn goes to the sty and makes the fat of swine,- another goes to the farm- house, and becomes the muscle that clothes the right arms of heroes. – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
  9. He had a wretched little room near the pig- sty and here he was obliged to stay. – The Art of the Story-Teller by Marie L. Shedlock
  10. The saloon was as dirty as any pig- sty and the table- cloth must have been in use many days to judge by its coloured appearance. – The Truth About America by Edward Money

What are the quotes for sty?

  1. One should either be sad or joyful. Contentment is a warm sty for eaters and sleepers.

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Italian words for Sty

porcile, porcherie.

Korean word for Sty

우리 군.

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Vietnamese word for Sty

nơi bẩn thỉu.