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Topic: ILLNESS AND DISABILITY

Sense: 1
Origin: Old English stig
Sense: 2
Origin: Old English stigend, from stigan 'to rise'

sty

noun
     
sty plural sties [countable]
1TA a place where pigs are kept [= pigsty]
2 also styeMI an infected place on the edge of your eyelid, which becomes red and swollen
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