Synonyms for midden

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They happened to fall soft, on a midden, and got away unhurt.

Then, Mrs. Midden says that they get ruined just as soon as they are brought here.

I forgot to tell you that Mrs. Midden has found me such a nice servant.

The day you do weel there will be seven munes in the lift and ane on the midden.

One corner of this midden is bricked off to form a drainage pit.

The reformation of Midden Harbour was a congenial task to Philip and his wife.

Some a little weaker, some with more bilge-water in it, or a trifle of a dash from the midden.

And Nod said softly: "Float but a span nearer to me, Midden—a span and just a half a span."

They stood about a ruin of felled trees, with a midden and its butterflies in the midst.

If you boys have no objection, I think I'll spend the afternoon at my midden.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-14c., "dung hill," of Scandinavian origin; cf. Danish mødding, from møg "muck" (see muck (n.)) + dynge "heap of dung" (see dung). Modern archaeological sense of "kitchen midden" is from Danish excavations.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR MIDDEN

kitchen midden

nounrefuse heap
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