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Etymology[edit | edit source]

Template:Xno[[Category:Template:Xno derivations|Garble]] [[garbeler#Template:Xno|garbeler]] (to sift), from Medieval Latin garbellare, from Arabic غربل (ğárbala), to sift).

Pronunciation[edit | edit source]

Verb[edit | edit source]

Infinitive
to Garble

Third person singular
garbles

Simple past
garbled

Past participle
garbled

Present participle
garbling

to Garble (third-person singular simple present garbles, present participle garbling, simple past and past participle garbled)

  1. (obsolete) To sift or bolt, to separate the fine or valuable parts of from the coarse and useless parts, or from dross or dirt; as, to garble spices.
  2. To pick out such parts of as may serve a purpose; to mutilate; to pervert; as, to garble a quotation; to garble an account.
  3. To make false by mutilation or addition
    The editor garbled the story.

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