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Stile meaning

stile - 5 dictionary results

  1. 1. A pin set on the face of a dial, to cast a shadow; a style. See Style.
  2. 2. Mode of composition. See Style.
  3. 3. A step, or set of steps, for ascending and descending, in passing a fence or wall.
  4. 4. One of the upright pieces in a frame; one of the primary members of a frame, into which the secondary members are mortised.
  5. 5. Arrangement of steps for climbing over a fence, & c.

stile - examples of usage

  1. But soon she led the way over a stile, and along a path worn slightly darker than the dim green surrounding it. - "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.
  2. He swung his leg over the stile, and went along the path through the trees where he had followed Norah yesterday. - "The Devil's Garden", W. B. Maxwell.
  3. He crossed the stile, and went along the path very slowly, pausing now and then to listen. - "The Devil's Garden", W. B. Maxwell.
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