midden

3 ENTRIES FOUND:

mid·den

noun \ˈmi-dən\

Definition of MIDDEN

1
:  dunghill
2
a :  a refuse heap; especially :  kitchen midden
b :  a small pile (as of seeds, bones, or leaves) gathered by a rodent (as a pack rat)

Origin of MIDDEN

Middle English midding, from Old Norse *mykdyngja, from myki dung + dyngja manure pile — more at dung
First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with MIDDEN

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