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- n. A bacterial infection in the eyelash or eyelid.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. See sty, a boil.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An old spelling of sty, sty.
- n. Same as sty.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an infection of the sebaceous gland of the eyelid
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= -- A stye is a boil on the eyelid; it begins at the root of a hair as a hard swelling which may extend to the whole lid.
Eyelid infection, caused by a stye was the official diagnosis, and I was given some erthomycin and told to get the stye lanced if it did not get better in a few days.
Stye-The scientific name for a stye is a hordeolum.
_What is the treatment of a "stye" on the eye-lid_?
Because my bus leaves soon and I have a stye in my eye so large I can hardly see the computer screen, I'll break down the trip by its highlights:
I did not care for Bush II, but I like his stye about leading.
I am extremely close to someone who has been in the New Orleans home of one of your aforementioned celebrities and it is a pig stye … so no worries, life gets messy, I on the other hand am being stalked by a rather large and angry looking dust bunny right now …
Combining the old with the new, Hockey exhibits this digital series in an old fashion stye exhibit, displaying various drawings together in a geometric grid-like manner.
I kept waiting for Tuck to draw on the novelist's most precious resources -- stye, imagination -- and transform the story of Ella Lynch and Franco Lopez into something more surprising or strange (beyond the "exotic" setting), frankly into something more interesting as a purely literary creation.
And grey peas have fatten'd all the grunters in the stye