garbling

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

garble +‎ -ing

Verb[edit]

garbling

  1. present participle of garble

Noun[edit]

garbling (countable and uncountable, plural garblings)

  1. The act by which something is garbled or confused.
    • 1992, J. Sidlow Baxter, Mark These Men: A Unique Look at Selected Men of the Bible, page 55:
      Well, such cheap criticisms of the Bible are usually the fulsome garblings of ignorance, or the shifty device of prejudice.
  2. The process of removing the unwanted substances present in crude drugs after drying.