There are 2 definitions of stile in English:

stile1

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Pronunciation: /stʌɪl
 
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noun

An arrangement of steps that allows people but not animals to climb over a fence or wall.
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  • I climbed a stile, stepped onto uneven turf and followed what I thought must be the route of the footpath I identified.
  • Carry on along a cut path through long grass and, just before Hole House, take a step stile over the wall, now on your left.
  • Climb a fence stile at the top of the ridge and the summit of Sour Howes lies ahead.

Origin

Old English stigel, from a Germanic root meaning 'to climb'.

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There are 2 definitions of stile in English:

stile2

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Pronunciation: /stʌɪl
 
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noun

A vertical piece in the frame of a panelled door or sash window. Compare with rail1 (sense 3) of the noun).
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  • Remove the rails (the horizontal pieces of the face frame) and bring the stiles (the vertical pieces) together and mark them both for the dowels.
  • Use the same procedure to prevent chipping when cutting across the grain of a solid-wood door's vertical stiles.
  • Usually, joiners cut, carved, and painted all the stiles, rails and panels before putting them together with mortise and tenon joints secured by wooden pins.

Origin

late 17th century: probably from Dutch stijl 'pillar, doorpost'.

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