What is GARBLE?

In English statutes. To sort or cull out the good from the bad in spices, drugs, etc. Cowell.Garbler of spices. An ancient officer intbe city of London, who might enter into any shop, warehouse, etc.. to view and searchdrugs and spices, and garble and make clean the same, or see that it be done. Mozley & Whitley.

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