from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The site of a dunghill or muck-heap; a place where dung is stored.
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( "Muck" Andrew earned his nickname by disputing 30 years in court over a "middenstead" - a dung heap.)
"Put them in the malt-kiln," said M'Aulay; "and keep the breadth of the middenstead between them and the M'Donalds; they are but unfriends to each other."
“Put them in the malt-kiln,” said M’Aulay; “and keep the breadth of the middenstead between them and the M’Donalds; they are but unfriends to each other.”
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