garboil

noun
gar·​boil | \ ˈgär-ˌbȯi(-ə)l How to pronounce garboil (audio) \

Definition of garboil

archaic
: a confused disordered state : turmoil

First Known Use of garboil

1543, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for garboil

Middle French garbouil, from Old Italian garbuglio

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“Garboil.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/garboil. Accessed 14 Jun. 2021.

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