English version

sty in Agriculture topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishstysty /staɪ/ noun (plural sties) [countable]  1 TAa place where pigs are kept syn pigsty2 (also stye)MI an infected place on the edge of your eyelid, which becomes red and swollen
Examples from the Corpus
styShe penned them in a sty and gave them acorns to eat.Twenty years cleaning up his sty and filling his trough and he's off.The sow was very angry when we took her little boys away and tried to clamber over the wall of the sty.Not only are their sties roomy and warm, but they are allowed to forage around in a large orchard.We all lived in this sty, just off Wimbledon Hill.