What does the word sty mean?

Usage examples for sty

  1. I rushed to the sty, found the nest warm, and with prompt decision prepared for speedy pursuit. – Wonderful Adventures of Mrs. Seacole in Many Lands by Mary Seacole Commentator: W. H. Russell
  2. She had to crawl, for there was not room in the sty for even a child to stand upright. – Lalage's Lovers 1911 by George A. Birmingham
  3. In the village through which I passed, the Mayor himself had just had one stolen out of its sty. – Household Tales by Brothers Grimm by Grimm Brothers