mixen

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old English mixen, myxen, from meohx, meox ‎(dung, filth), from Proto-Germanic *mīganą ‎(to urinate); akin to German Mist ‎(manure).

Noun[edit]

mixen ‎(plural mixens)

  1. A compost heap; a dunghill.
    • Alfred Lord Tennyson
      If we have fish at all
      Let them be gold; and charge the gardeners now
      To pick the faded creature from the pool,
      And cast it on the mixen that it die.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English mix

Noun[edit]

mixen

  1. Plural form of mix

Verb[edit]

mixen

  1. mix
    (Brabantian) Edet na al gemixt jong?! -- Have you now already mixed it?!

German[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English mix.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɪksn̩/, /ˈmɪksən/
  • Hyphenation: mi‧xen

Verb[edit]

mixen ‎(third-person singular simple present mixt, past tense mixte, past participle gemixt, auxiliary haben)

  1. to mix (to stir two or more substances together)
  2. (mix) to mix (to combine several tracks)

Conjugation[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

  • (to stir substances): mischen
  • (to combine several music tracks): mischen

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