mixen, f.n: a dung heap. (MICK-sen / ˈmɪk-sɛn)

Medieval manuscript illustration of a woman pointing towards a skeleton on a dung heap; a group of men look on, one with his arms raised up.
Job on the dung hill by ‘Sub-Fauvel’ master; France, 1320-1340; The Hague, Koninklijke Bibliotheek, 71 A 23. [europeana.eu]

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