One entry found for sty.
Main Entry: 2sty
Variant(s): or stye /primarystressstimacr/
Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural sties or styes
Etymology: a shortened form of obsolete styan "a painful swelling of a gland on the edge of the eyelid," from Old English stimacrgend (same meaning), from stimacrgan "to rise up"
: a painful red swelling of a skin gland on the edge of an eyelid


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