Hutch vs Sty - What's the difference?

hutch | sty | Synonyms |

Hutch is a synonym of sty.


As a noun hutch

is a cage in which a rabbit or rabbits are kept.

As a verb hutch

is to hoard or lay up, in a chest.

As an adjective sty is

hundredth.

hutch

English

Noun

(es)
  • A cage in which a rabbit or rabbits are kept.
  • * 1960 , , chapter 16,
  • To reach the courtroom, on the second floor, one passed sundry sunless county cubbyholes: the tax assessor,... the circuit clerk, the judge of probate lived in cool dim hutches that smelled
  • A piece of furniture in which items may be displayed.
  • A measure of two Winchester bushels.
  • (mining) The case of a flour bolt.
  • (mining) A car on low wheels, in which coal is drawn in the mine and hoisted out of the pit.
  • A jig for washing ore.
  • Verb

  • To hoard or lay up, in a chest.
  • * Milton
  • She hutched the ore.
  • (mining) To wash (ore) in a box or jig.
  • 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 Ă¾irsti 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.