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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 gar·ble /ˈgɑrbəl/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Gar·ble v. t. [imp. & p. p. Garbled p. pr. & vb. n. Garbling.]
 1. 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. [Obs.]
 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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Gar·ble, n.
 1. Refuse; rubbish. [Obs.]
 2. pl. Impurities separated from spices, drugs, etc.; -- also called garblings.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v : make false by mutilation or addition; as of a message or
          story [syn: falsify, distort, warp]