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[Obsolete French garbouil, from Old French, from Old Italian garbuglio, perhaps from Latin bullīre, to boil.]
archaic confusion or disturbance; uproar
[C16: from Old French garbouil, from Old Italian garbuglio, ultimately from Latin bullīre to boil, hence, seethe with indignation]
[1540–50; < Middle French garbouil < Italian garbuglio, of uncertain orig.]
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|Noun||1.||garboil - a state of commotion and noise and confusion|
commotion, hoo-ha, hoo-hah, hurly burly, kerfuffle, to-do, disruption, disturbance, flutter - a disorderly outburst or tumult; "they were amazed by the furious disturbance they had caused"
combustion - a state of violent disturbance and excitement; "combustion grew until revolt was unavoidable"