Mid"den (?), n. [Also midding.] [Cf. Dan. mogdynge, E. muck, and dung.]
An accumulation of refuse about a dwelling place; especially, an accumulation of shells or of cinders, bones, and other refuse on the supposed site of the dwelling places of prehistoric tribes, -- as on the shores of the Baltic Sea and in many other places. See Kitchen middens.
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