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pigsty

[pig-stahy] /ˈpɪgˌstaɪ/
noun, plural pigsties.
1.
Origin
1585-1595
1585-95; pig1 + sty1
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British Dictionary definitions for pig sty

pigsty

/ˈpɪɡˌstaɪ/
noun (pl) -sties
1.
a pen for pigs; sty
2.
(Brit) a dirty or untidy place
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Word Origin and History for pig sty

pigsty

n.

1590s, from pig (n.) + sty. Figurative use for "miserable, dirty hovel" is attested from 1820.

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