Jumbling
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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  • jumble — I. verb (jumbled; jumbling) Etymology: perhaps imitative Date: circa 1529 intransitive verb to move in a confused or disordered manner transitive verb to mix into a confused or disordered mass often used with up II. noun Date: 16 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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