Quiz: Remember the definition of mal de mer?
(also pigsty) Any filthy, littered place: His room's a pigpen (1872+; 1820+ pigsty)
building for housing swine, particularly one with facilities for housing a number of hogs under one roof. Typical housing protects against extremes of heat and cold and provides draft-free ventilation, sanitary bedding, and feeding. Simple hog houses are sometimes called sties