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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Jumble  \Jum"ble\,  v.  i. 
  To  meet  or  unite  in  a  confused  way  to  mix  confusedly. 
  --Swift. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Jumble  \Jum"ble\,  n. 
  1.  A  confused  mixture;  a  mass  or  collection  without  order 
  as  a  jumble  of  words 
 
  2.  A  small  thin,  sugared  cake,  usually  ring-shaped. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Jumble  \Jum"ble\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Jumbled};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Jumbling}.]  [Prob.  fr  jump,  i.  e.,  to  make  to  jump,  or 
  shake.] 
  To  mix  in  a  confused  mass;  to  put  or  throw  together  without 
  order  --  often  followed  by  together  or  up 
 
  Why  dost  thou  blend  and  jumble  such  inconsistencies 
  together?  --  Burton. 
 
  Every  clime  and  age  Jumbled  together.  --  Tennyson. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  jumble 
  n  1:  a  confused  multitude  of  things  [syn:  {clutter},  {muddle},  {mare's 
  nest},  {welter},  {smother}] 
  2:  small  flat  ring-shaped  cake  or  cookie  [syn:  {jumbal}] 
  3:  a  theory  or  argument  made  up  of  miscellaneous  or  incongruous 
  ideas  [syn:  {patchwork},  {hodgepodge}] 
  v  1:  be  all  mixed  up  or  jumbled  together;  "His  words  jumbled" 
  [syn:  {mingle}] 
  2:  assemble  without  order  or  sense  "She  jumbles  the  words  when 
  she  is  supposed  to  write  a  sentence"  [syn:  {confuse},  {mix 
  up}] 
  3:  bring  into  random  order  [syn:  {scramble},  {throw  together}] 




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