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  • nounden
  • noundirty place

synonyms for sty

  • hole
  • pen
  • pigpen
  • pigsty
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It was a small sty and easily treatable, but Sherber still wanted to know what caused it.
BACTERIA CAN GROW ON YOUR NEGLECTED MAKEUP AND BRUSHES. HERE’S WHAT TO TOSS AND WHAT TO CLEAN.ALLYSON CHIUDECEMBER 17, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Thereupon dug the thrall a large ditch in the sty & carried away the earth, and afterwards placed wood across it.
THE SAGAS OF OLAF TRYGGVASON AND OF HARALD THE TYRANT (HARALD HAARDRAADE)SNORRI STURLUSON
Now by them in the sty had they a light there with them, and the Earl said: Why art thou so pale, yet withal as black as earth?
THE SAGAS OF OLAF TRYGGVASON AND OF HARALD THE TYRANT (HARALD HAARDRAADE)SNORRI STURLUSON
Howbeit one place is there wherein would I never seek for such a man 62 as thou, and that is in the swine-sty.
THE SAGAS OF OLAF TRYGGVASON AND OF HARALD THE TYRANT (HARALD HAARDRAADE)SNORRI STURLUSON
In the village I just came from, the squire has had a pig stolen out of his sty.
GRIMMS' FAIRY TALESTHE BROTHERS GRIMM
In a few hours it will matter little whether old Ephraim Lovegrove lived and died in a pig-sty or a palace.
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, NO. VII, DECEMBER 1850, VOL. IIVARIOUS
The hint was always taken, and alas, for the poor farmer who had a nice hen-roost, or a young porker in the sty.
THE BLUE AND THE GRAYA. R. WHITE
The architecture of a city tenement house is to blame for the silent but certain transformation of the home into a sty.
EUTHENICS, THE SCIENCE OF CONTROLLABLE ENVIRONMENTELLEN H. RICHARDS
So he went to the sty, made a little hole in the wall, and told the boy to put his finger through it.
FOLK-LORE AND LEGENDS; SCANDINAVIANVARIOUS
Some time after, the giant again visited the sty, and ordered the boy to put his finger through the hole in the wall.
FOLK-LORE AND LEGENDS; SCANDINAVIANVARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO STY

  • hole
  • hovel
  • joint
  • mess
  • pigpen
  • pigsty
  • shack
  • shanty
  • slum
  • sty
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