- Brit. a dunghill or refuse heap
- kitchen midden
Origin of middenMiddle English midding from Scand, as in Danish mögdynge from mög, muck + dynge, a heap
- A dunghill or refuse heap.
- Archaeology A mound or deposit containing shells, animal bones, and other refuse that indicates the site of a human settlement. Also called kitchen midden .
Origin of middenMiddle English midding of Scandinavian origin