Middle English Dictionary Entry

stī n.
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(a) A pigsty; also, a stall in a pigsty; hogge ~; swin ~ [see also swin n. 1.(e)]; (b) a foxhole, burrow; (c) a place of filth, place of degradation; helle ~, the pit of hell; (d) prisoun ~, ?a prison enclosure; ?a cell [cp. steu(e n.(2) 1.(c)]; (e) in surname.