confused, puzzled, perplexed, mystified ...Bk1823 Eng. dial. & nautical sl.
from cabobble (vb. to confuse, to puzzle), from French accabler (to confound, to overwhelm)
FIRST DOCUMENTED USE
1823 - CABOBBLED. confused - puzzled - "Why you wholly cabobble me"
From: Suffolk Words and Phrases: Or, An Attempt to Collect the Lingual Localisms of That County
- Edward Moor
"...Returning by the same way she had enlisted the services of Dunchy, who confessed himself "altogether cabobbled" by the manner in which she was "agoin' on in"...."
From: Temple Bar
A London Magazine for Town and Country Readers
The Eighty-First Volume, September to December, 1887
Loyalty George, By Louisa Parr, Chapter XVI