Definition and Meanings for garble
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Part of Speech of garble
transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun, noun
Etymology of garble
Meaning of garble
as transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun
- to sift or bolt, to separate the fine or valuable parts of from the coarse and useless parts, or from dros or dirt; as, to garble spices.
- to pick out such parts of as may serve a purpose; to mutilate; to pervert; as, to garble a quotation; to garble an account.
- refuse; rubbish.
- impurities separated from spices, drugs, etc.; -- also called garblings.