[ gahr-boil ]
/ ˈgɑr bɔɪl /
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Origin of garboil
1540–50; <Middle French garbouil<Old Italian garbuglio
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Example sentences from the Web for garboil
Garboil, a tumult or hubbub, was originally garboyl, and came from old French garbouil (Italian garbuglio).English Past and Present|Richard Chevenix Trench
And even had he done so it is odds none would have heard him, for the late calm was of a sudden turned to garboil.Mistress Wilding|Rafael Sabatini
British Dictionary definitions for garboil
/ (ˈɡɑːbɔɪl) /
archaic confusion or disturbance; uproar
Word Origin for garboil
C16: from Old French garbouil, from Old Italian garbuglio, ultimately from Latin bullīre to boil, hence, seethe with indignation
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