- Brit. a dunghill or refuse heap
- kitchen midden
Origin of middenMiddle English midding ; from Scandinavian 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.