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. [1913 Webster]

Why dost thou blend and jumble such inconsistencies together? --Burton. [1913 Webster]

Every clime and age Jumbled together. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster]

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