Definitions

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  • n. One who garbles.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who garbles.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who garbles, sifts, or separates: as, the garbler of spices (a former officer in London who looked after the purity of drugs and spices).
  • n. One who culls out or selects to serve a purpose; one who mutilates by selecting the worst and not the best; one who sophisticates or corrupts: as, a garbler of an account or statement.

Etymologies

garble +‎ -er (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Krespel, smiling, said in his low, singing tones, "I wish the devil with his pitchfork would hurl that atrocious garbler of music millions of fathoms down to the bottomless pit of hell!"

    Stories by Foreign Authors: German — Volume 1

  • On the contrary, it is absolutely essential that he should not; for Freeman's assiduous efforts, first in The Saturday, and afterwards in The Contemporary, Review, did ultimately produce an impression, never yet fully dispelled, that Froude was an habitual garbler of facts and constitutionally reckless of the truth.

    The Life of Froude

  • Froude was an habitual garbler of facts and constitutionally reckless of the truth.

    The Life of Froude

  • Under the marginal date, 1688, which the garbler could not fail to see, and just at the close of the account of the rebellion against Sothel, Mr. Bancroft says:

    Reminiscences and Memoirs of North Carolina and Eminent North Carolinians

  • As in: "I'll be with you in a garbler mince," or "With the garbler mince of the Gem of Directors."

    The Sydney Morning Herald News Headlines

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