1) The most central point, the middle.
1538 apon the sowthe sid of the middist alley within the ... chirch, Halifax
1541 a great stone erected and set up in the myddest of a peat mosse, Wibsey
1560 to my cosyn ... a gold ring rased in the medeste and up again on boith syds, Romaldkirk
1612 and carry all away before the myddest of June next, Brandsby.