Sty vs Soy - What's the difference?

sty | soy |


As an adjective sty

is hundredth.

As a noun soy is

a chinese and japanese liquid sauce for fish, made by subjecting boiled beans to long fermentation and then long digestion in salt and water us preference is the term soy sauce .

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sty

English

Etymology 1

From (etyl) (m), from (etyl) .

Noun

(sties)
  • A pen or enclosure for swine.
  • (figurative) A messy, dirty or debauched place.
  • * Milton
  • To roll with pleasure in a sensual sty .
    Synonyms
    * (enclosure for swine) pigpen, pigsty * (messy or dirty place) hovel, pigsty

    Verb

    (en-verb)
  • To place in, or as if in, a sty.
  • (Shakespeare)
  • To live in a sty, or any messy or dirty place.
  • Etymology 2

    From (etyl) (m), .

    Alternative forms

    * stee, stie, stigh

    Verb

  • (label) To ascend, rise up, climb.
  • * 1395 , (John Wycliffe), Bible , Isaiah LIII:
  • And he schal stie as a ?erde bifor him, and as a roote fro þirsti lond.
  • * 1590 , Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene , I.xi:
  • The beast impatient of his smarting wound, / And of so fierce and forcible despight, / Thought with his wings to stye aboue the ground [...].
    Derived terms
    * *

    Noun

    (sties)
  • A ladder.
  • Etymology 3

    Probably a .

    Alternative forms

    * stye

    Noun

    (sties)
  • (label) An inflammation of the eyelid.
  • soy

    English

    Alternative forms

    * soya

    Noun

    (-)
  • A Chinese and Japanese liquid sauce for fish, made by subjecting boiled beans to long fermentation and then long digestion in salt and water. US preference is the term soy sauce .
  • I like a little soy with my rice.
  • * 1902 — Annie R. Gregory, Woman's Favorite Cookbook , p381
  • Pour in four tablespoonfuls of sherry and four tablespoonfuls of soy , as much vinegar as the jar will hold, and cover closely until wanted.
  • Soybeans. Often used attributively.
  • These candles are made from soy .
    The soy crop is looking good this year.

    Derived terms

    * soy bean * soy milk * soy sauce