- (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.