verb (used with object), gar·bled, gar·bling.
Origin of garble
Examples from the Web for ungarbled
The ungarbled for lesse, with directions how to use the same.Club Life of London, Volume II (of 2)|John Timbs
We have given the foregoing documents, full and ungarbled, that our readers might fairly judge for themselves.The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus|American Anti-Slavery Society
A good edition should be a complete edition, ungarbled and unabridged.'The Book-Hunter at Home|P. B. M. Allan
A good edition should be a complete edition, ungarbled and unabridged.The Private Library|Arthur L. Humphreys
If one would have a message go sound and ungarbled, does one choose traitors and tricksters to send it by?Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc|Mark Twain
British Dictionary definitions for ungarbled
- the act of garbling
- garbled matter
Word Origin for garble
Word Origin and History for ungarbled
early 15c., "to inspect and remove refuse from (spices)," from Anglo-French garbeler "to sift" (late 14c.), from Medieval Latin and Italian garbellare, from Arabic gharbala "to sift and select spices," related to kirbal "sieve," perhaps from Late Latin cribellum, diminutive of Latin cribrum "sieve" (see crisis). Apparently a widespread word among Mediterranean traders (cf. Italian garbellare, Spanish garbillo); sense of "mix up, confuse, distort language" (by selecting some things and omitting others) first recorded 1680s. Related: Garbled; garbling.