Webster 1913 Edition
A pin set on the face of a dial, to cast a shadow; a style. See
Mode of composition. See
May I not write in such a
A step, or set of steps, for ascending and descending, in passing a fence or wall.
There comes my master . . . over the
stile, this way.
stilein the way to Doubting Castle.
One of the upright pieces in a frame; one of the primary members of a frame, into which the secondary members are mortised.
☞ In an ordinary door the principal upright pieces are called stiles, the subordinate upright pieces mullions, and the crosspieces rails. In wainscoting the principal pieces are sometimes called stiles, even when horizontal.
Webster 1828 Edition
Erect the stile perpendicularly over the substilar line, so as to make an angle with the dial-plane equal to the elevation of the pole of your place.