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 Garble (g hard)Gar’darike (4 syl., g hard). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Garci’as (g hard).
 
The soul of Pedro Garcias. Money. It is said that two scholars of Salamanca discovered a tombstone with this inscription:—“Here lies the soul of the licentiate Pedro Garci’as;” and on searching for this “soul” found a purse with a hundred golden ducats. (Gil Blas, Preface.)   1
 


 Garble (g hard)Gar’darike (4 syl., g hard). 

 
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