kitchen midden


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(archeology) a mound of domestic refuse containing shells and animal bones marking the site of a prehistoric settlement

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A name, a lifestyle jettisoned into kitchen middens, onto the junk
Given his relentless curiosity about the archeology of his region, it was inevitable that odds and ends from the kitchen middens of the Abstract Expressionist tribe, which settled in the area in the late 1940s, should turn up as collectibles in one or another of his auctions.