Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine
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Word of the Day 01/24/21 Garboil

Garboil (noun)
garboil [ gahr-boil ]


noun Archaic.
1. confusion.

Origin: 1540–50; < Middle French garbouil < Old Italian garbuglio

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

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