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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An infection of the sebaceous gland of the eyelid.

Usage examples (32)
  • stye-The scientific name for a stye is a hordeolum.
  • = -- 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.
  • I thought that was called a stye?
  • Your home is nigh at hand, and in the warm pig-stye, for more
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