Via Middle English midding, myddyng, from Old Danish (Old Norse) mykdyngja (the first element, myk, meaning muck, manure; the second element meaning pile), whence also Danish møgdynge and mødding, Norwegian mødding.
- Rhymes: -ɪdən
midden (plural middens)
- A dungheap.
- A refuse heap usually near a dwelling.
- (archaeology) A prehistoric pile of bones and shells.
- in the middle
- middle (part between beginning and end)
This West Frisian entry was created from the translations listed at middle. It may be less reliable than other entries, and may be missing parts of speech or additional senses. Please also see midden in the West Frisian Wiktionary. This notice will be removed when the entry is checked. (more information) May 2008