gorget

See armour.

Gorget

A ornament made of stone, slate, or shell which was typically ground, drilled with one or more holes and polished. These artifacts were presumably worn over the chest and were either suspended on a cord or attached directly to clothing. Another possible use of the gorget was as an atlatl weight.

Gorget

A gorget t, from the French gorge meaning throat, was originally a band of linen wrapped around a woman`s neck and head in the medieval period, or the lower part of a simple chaperon hood. The term subsequently described a steel or leather collar designed to protect the throat, a set of pieces of plate armour, or a single piece of plate armour ha....
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gorget

An ornament usually worn over the chest which may be either suspended on a cord or attached directly to clothing.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21815

Gorget

• (n.) A small ornamental plate, usually crescent-shaped, and of gilded copper, formerly hung around the neck of officers in full uniform in some modern armies. • (n.) A piece of armor, whether of chain mail or of plate, defending the throat and upper part of the breast, and forming a part of the double breastplate of the 14th century. &b...
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gorget

(from the article `hummingbird`) ...are different in most species; males of the latter species display a variety of brilliance and ornamentation rivaled only by birds-of-paradise and ...
Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/g/51

Gorget

/Gorgiere(fr) A plate armor defense designed to protect the neck (french gorge = throat).
Found on http://web.ceu.hu/medstud/manual/SRM/gloss.htm

gorget

1. A piece of armor, whether of chain mail or of plate, defending the throat and upper part of the breast, and forming a part of the double breastplate of the 14th century. ... 2. A piece of plate armor covering the same parts and worn over the buff coat in the 17th century, and without other steel armor. 'Unfix the gorget's iron clasp.' (Sir W. Sc...
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gorget

noun armor plate that protects the neck
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Gorget

[bird] A gorget is a patch of colored feathers found on the throat or upper breast of some species of birds. It is a feature found on many male hummingbirds, particularly those found in North America; these gorgets are typically iridescent. Other species, such as the Purple-throated Fruitcrow and Chukar Partridge, also show the feature. The...
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Gorget

Gor'get noun [ Old French gorgete , dim. of gorge throat. See Gorge , noun ] 1. A piece of armor, whether of chain mail or of plate, defending the throat and upper part of the breast, and forming a part of the double breastplate of the 14th century. ...
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Gorget

a patch on the throat of a bird or other animal, distinguished by color, texture, etc. (Stein 1966)
Found on http://imnh.isu.edu/digitalatlas/bio/glsry.htm

Gorget

A plate defence for the neck worn under the cuirass additionally helping to distribute the weight of the armour.
Found on https://www.royalarmouries.org/collections/glossary

Gorget

a small piece of armour worn at the neck which evolved by the 17th century into a badge of rank for a military officer.
Found on http://www.myfamilysilver.com/pages/glossary.aspx?glossaryType=56

Gorget

Band across upper chest.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/22219

Gorget

In armour, a gorget was a defence for the throat and chin.
Found on http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/browse/FG.HTM

gorget

metal defence for the throat and collar area.
Found on http://www.tudorrevels.co.uk/glossary.php

Gorget

Patch of brightly colored feathers on a hummingbird's throat.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/22218

gorget

piece of armour for the throat
Found on http://phrontistery.info/g.html

Gorget

Small, metal crescent worn by officers around their necks.
Found on http://www.napoleonguide.com/glossary.htm

Gorget

The crescent-shaped plaque worn around the neck by officers, a symbol of a commisioned rank and a relic from the days of armour.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20769

Gorget

Throat band or broad necklace, e.g. as found in Bar-throated Apalis or Bokmakierie. A small iridescent patch on the throat of a hummingbird.
Found on http://www.jacanaent.com/PhotoLib/Glossary.htm

gorget

Type: Term Pronunciation: gōr′jet Definitions: 1. A director or guide with wide groove for use in lithotomy.
Found on http://www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php?t=38118

gorget

[n] - armor plate that protects the neck
Found on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=gorget
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