midden

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Via Middle English midding, myddyng, from Old Danish mykdyngja, (a compound of myk, myki ‎(muck, manure) and dyngja ‎(dung, dungpile)), whence also Danish møgdynge and mødding, Norwegian mødding.

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Noun[edit]

midden ‎(plural middens)

  1. A dungheap.
  2. A refuse heap usually near a dwelling.
  3. (archaeology) A prehistoric pile of bones and shells.

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a derivative of Proto-Germanic *midjaz, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *medʰyo-.

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midden

  1. in the middle

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Adjective[edit]

midden

  1. masculine nominative of midd
  2. masculine accusative of midd
  3. masculine dative of midd
  4. neuter dative of midd
  5. plural dative of midd

West Frisian[edit]

Noun[edit]

midden n

  1. middle (part between beginning and end)