Definition of midden noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈmɪdn//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmɪdn//
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a pile of waste near a house, in the past Word Origin late Middle English myddyng, of Scandinavian origin; compare with Danish mødding ‘muck heap’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: midden