Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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GARBLE, v. To knit loosely or carelessly. Cf. Girble, Gorble, v.3 Abd. 1924 5 :
“How did you make this garment? Did you eke it?” “Na, there's nae eke or gushet aboot it. A jeest garblet it roon the hips.”

[Variant form of Gabble, q.v.]

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