Hutch vs Sty - What's the difference?
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
A cage in which a rabbit or rabbits are kept.
* 1960 , , chapter 16,
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.
- 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
To hoard or lay up, in a chest.
(mining) To wash (ore) in a box or jig.
- She hutched the ore.
From (etyl) (m), from (etyl) .
A pen or enclosure for swine.
(figurative) A messy, dirty or debauched place.
- To roll with pleasure in a sensual sty .
* (enclosure for swine) pigpen, pigsty
* (messy or dirty place) hovel, pigsty
To place in, or as if in, a sty.
To live in a sty, or any messy or dirty place.
From (etyl) (m), .
* stee, stie, stigh
(label) To ascend, rise up, climb.
* 1395 , (John Wycliffe), Bible , Isaiah LIII:
* 1590 , Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene , I.xi:
- And he schal stie as a ?erde bifor him, and as a roote fro þirsti lond.
- The beast impatient of his smarting wound, / And of so fierce and forcible despight, / Thought with his wings to stye aboue the ground [...].
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(label) An inflammation of the eyelid.