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  • n. Plural form of pigsty.


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  • I put up with it, but I immediately pulled down the cow barn, the pigsties, the chicken houses, everything -- made a clean sweep.


  • Levida grabs a sledgehammer and starts hammering away at the old pigsties.

    Take Me There

  • Nine-tenths of the rest rooms in this country are pigsties, and nowadays gas stations are putting in locks so you have to pay to use them.

    From Those Wonderful Folks Who Gave You Pearl Harbor

  • Their studio was a cowshed (later replaced by a row of converted pigsties) on Firmin's farm near Canterbury, in Kent.

    Goodbye, Oliver Postgate

  • Never mind that in medieval days, the city streets were a sea of mud and raw sewage, that disease-carrying rats ran rampant, pigsties fronted nearly every home, and the city walls existed for a purpose beyond protection of the empire from foreign invasion.


  • At the morning roll call, the prisoners would line up—as many as twenty-five thousand forced laborers, slaves, really—to be sent out to their various work details in the quarries, machine shops, and pigsties, and in the evening were reassembled in the same spot.

    The Lampshade

  • Magic was stabled in the sort of yard which should have warned Angela to beware, but she'd heard often enough that in Ireland champions had been bought out of pigsties, and caution was nowhere in her mind.

    The Elvis Latte

  • They finished up with a bullet in the back of the neck under the orchards or the new pigsties too.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • All throughout France, churches and cathedrals were turned into public warehouses, stables, and pigsties.

    The Cathedral of Notre Dame and Robespierre

  • Working fast, Father Panteleimon, 28, cleans the pigsties and feeds the goats.

    The Rock Star Monks


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