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 for Midden
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Midden \Mid"den\, n. [Also midding.] [Cf. Dan. m["o]gdynge, E.
     muck, and dung.]
     [1913 Webster]
     1. A dunghill. [Prov. Eng.]
        [1913 Webster]
     2. 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
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: (archeology) a mound of domestic refuse containing shells
           and animal bones marking the site of a prehistoric
           settlement [syn: eitchen midden, midden, kitchen
      2: a heap of dung or refuse [syn: dunghill, midden,
         muckheap, muckhill]

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