Definitions for garbler

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

gar•bleˈgɑr bəl(v.; n.)-bled, -bling

  1. (v.t.)to confuse unintentionally or ignorantly; jumble:

    to garble instructions.

  2. to make misleading selections from or arrangement of (fact, statements, writings, etc.); distort:

    to garble a quotation.

  3. (n.)an act or instance of garbling.

Origin of garble:

1400–50; late ME garbelen to remove refuse from spices < early It garbellare to sift < Ar gharbala < LL crībellāre, der. of crībellum, dim. of L crībrum sieve (see -elle )

gar′bler(n.)

Wiktionary

  1. garbler(Noun)

    One who garbles.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Garbler(noun)

    one who garbles

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