• (obsolete) refuse; rubbish
  • (obsolete) Impurities separated from spices, drugs, etc.; garblings.


  • (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.
  • To make false by mutilation or addition

    "The editor garbled the story."

  • To pick out such parts of as may serve a purpose; to mutilate; to pervert; as, to garble a quotation; to garble an account.

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