Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A pen or an inclosure for hogs.
- n. A pigsty.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A pen, house, or inclosure, for hogs.
- hog + sty (Wiktionary)
“This man Abdoll wee found to bee a captiue or slaue, and sawe there his wife and children in very poore estate dwelling in a little cottage not so bigge as an hogsty: but by oure meanes he was made free and well rewarded.”
“There's the old lumber-house -- there's the squatter's house -- there's where the cow keeps, and there's the hogsty, and half a dozen more, all of which you're quite welcome to.”
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