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See definition of midden on Dictionary.com
  • as inkitchen midden
  • as insanitary landfill
  • as inscrap heap

synonyms for midden

  • compost heap
  • kitchen refuse
  • shell mound
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How to use midden in a sentence

He'll shoot higher that shoots at the moon, than he that shoots at the midden, e'en though he may miss his mark.
THE PROVERBS OF SCOTLANDALEXANDER HISLOP
Sir Banas, he comes in the night and makes them all alive at the back of our kitchen-midden,' piped the child.
KIMRUDYARD KIPLING
Possibly the party kept too far inland to see the shell midden sites along the Bay shore.
THE ABORIGINAL POPULATION OF ALAMEDA AND CONTRA COSTA COUNTIES, CALIFORNIAS. F. COOK
"Saft beddin's gude for sair banes," quo' Howie when he streekit himsel on the midden-head.
THE PROVERBS OF SCOTLANDALEXANDER HISLOP
Whether they be remnants of an elevated sea-beach, or of some Indian ‘kitchen-midden,’ I dare not decide.
AT LASTCHARLES KINGSLEY
I've struck across open fields, only to tumble against troughs, midden heaps, pig-styes.
MAJOR VIGOUREUXA. T. QUILLER-COUCH
For so say the police regulations of the wasps' nest: any stranger discovered must be slain and thrown on the midden.
THE LIFE OF THE FLYJ. HENRI FABRE
From the kitchen-midden to the pinnacle of all that is great to-day extends a chain not a link of which is weak.
THE STORY OF ABSTANLEY WATERLOO
There would be a few empty huts of leaves, with old ashes at the entrances, and a midden with its usual gorgeous butterflies.
THE SEA AND THE JUNGLEH. M. TOMLINSON
Finally on the Whitby coast on the south side of the abbey a huge kitchen-midden was discovered.
WOMAN UNDER MONASTICISMLINA ECKENSTEIN
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WORDS RELATED TO MIDDEN

  • compost heap
  • kitchen refuse
  • midden
  • shell mound
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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