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jumble

General Crossword Questions for “jumble”

  • Unwanted goods for sale
  • Mix up (second-hand items?)
  • Confusion - for sale?
  • Mixture - for sale!
  • Mixed-up collection (for sale)

Encyclopedia

  • Jumble is a word puzzle with a clue, a drawing illustrating the clue, and a set of words, each of which is "jumbled" by permuting its letters to make an anagram. A solver reconstructs the words, then arranges letters at marked positions in the words to spell the answer to the clue. — “Jumble - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Jumbles (other spellings Jambles, Jumbals, Jumbolls, Jumbolds, Jumballs) are cookie-like pastries, common in England and abroad since the Middle Ages, which tend to have a relatively simple recipe of nuts, flour, eggs, and sugar, with vanilla, anise, or caraway seed used for flavoring. — “Jumble (cookie) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • A jumble sale or rummage sale is an event at which second hand goods are sold, usually by an institution such as a local Scout group or church, Jumble sales may be becoming less popular in the UK, as car boot. — “Jumble sale - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • It's very funny when well done, and makes a perfect jumble of tragical comical stuff to laugh over. — “Little Women” by Louisa M. Alcott
  • We went next to the wing on the right, which was built, by way of completing the wonderful architectural jumble at Blackwater Park, in the time of George the Second. — “The Woman in White” by Wilkie Collins
  • "It's cupboard love as brings you out so sharp," he said, his voice resounding in the cold darkness. Nevertheless he was excited. And she, taking one of the cart lamps, poked and peered among the jumble of things he had brought, pushing aside the oil or implements he had got for himself. — “The Rainbow” by D. H. Lawrence
  • To be sure, the charade, with its "ready wit"–but then the "soft eyes"–in fact it suited neither; it was a jumble without taste or truth. — “Emma” by Jane Austen
  • I confess, to my shame, that I was so overcome by this jumble of nonsense that a chillness came over me, and, in spite of all my efforts to shake off the impression it had made, I fell into a faint. — “The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner” by James Hogg
  • And what a jumble there was under this assumption of independence! She was fascinated at the same time by the aristocratic element and the system of big landed properties and the increase of the governor's power, and the democratic element, and the new reforms and discipline, and free-thinking and stray Socialistic notions, and the correct tone of the aristocratic salon and the free-and-easy, almost pot-house, manners of the young people that surrounded her. — “The Possessed” by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

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