pigsty

noun
pig·​sty | \ ˈpig-ˌstī How to pronounce pigsty (audio) \

Definition of pigsty

: pigpen

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Recent Examples on the Web It was partially destroyed during the Thirty Years' War, later rebuilt, at some point secularized and over the centuries also served as a barn, a distillery and a pigsty, the John Cage Organ Project said on its website. Kirsten Grieshaber And Markus Schreiber, USA TODAY, "A new kind of slow song: Chord change of 639-year organ piece was first in nearly 7 years," 9 Sep. 2020 It was partially destroyed during the Thirty Years' War, later rebuilt, at some point secularized and over the centuries also served as a barn, a distillery and a pigsty, the John Cage Organ Project said on its website. Kirsten Grieshaber And Markus Schreiber, USA TODAY, "A new kind of slow song: Chord change of 639-year organ piece was first in nearly 7 years," 9 Sep. 2020 It was partially destroyed during the Thirty Years' War, later rebuilt, at some point secularized and over the centuries also served as a barn, a distillery and a pigsty, the John Cage Organ Project said on its website. Kirsten Grieshaber And Markus Schreiber, USA TODAY, "A new kind of slow song: Chord change of 639-year organ piece was first in nearly 7 years," 9 Sep. 2020 It was partially destroyed during the Thirty Years' War, later rebuilt, at some point secularized and over the centuries also served as a barn, a distillery and a pigsty, the John Cage Organ Project said on its website. Kirsten Grieshaber And Markus Schreiber, USA TODAY, "A new kind of slow song: Chord change of 639-year organ piece was first in nearly 7 years," 9 Sep. 2020 It was partially destroyed during the Thirty Years' War, later rebuilt, at some point secularized and over the centuries also served as a barn, a distillery and a pigsty, the John Cage Organ Project said on its website. Kirsten Grieshaber And Markus Schreiber, USA TODAY, "A new kind of slow song: Chord change of 639-year organ piece was first in nearly 7 years," 9 Sep. 2020 It was partially destroyed during the Thirty Years' War, later rebuilt, at some point secularized and over the centuries also served as a barn, a distillery and a pigsty, the John Cage Organ Project said on its website. Kirsten Grieshaber And Markus Schreiber, USA TODAY, "A new kind of slow song: Chord change of 639-year organ piece was first in nearly 7 years," 9 Sep. 2020 It was partially destroyed during the Thirty Years' War, later rebuilt, at some point secularized and over the centuries also served as a barn, a distillery and a pigsty, the John Cage Organ Project said on its website. Kirsten Grieshaber And Markus Schreiber, USA TODAY, "A new kind of slow song: Chord change of 639-year organ piece was first in nearly 7 years," 9 Sep. 2020 It was partially destroyed during the Thirty Years' War, later rebuilt, at some point secularized and over the centuries also served as a barn, a distillery and a pigsty, the John Cage Organ Project said on its website. Kirsten Grieshaber And Markus Schreiber, USA TODAY, "A new kind of slow song: Chord change of 639-year organ piece was first in nearly 7 years," 9 Sep. 2020

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1580, in the meaning defined above

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“Pigsty.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pigsty. Accessed 3 Mar. 2021.

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pigsty

noun

English Language Learners Definition of pigsty

: a place where pigs are kept
informal : a dirty or messy place

pigsty

noun
pig·​sty | \ ˈpig-ˌstī How to pronounce pigsty (audio) \

Kids Definition of pigsty

: pigpen

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