Gorget

What is Gorget?

Gorget definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
noun
a patch on the throat of a bird or other animal, distinguished by its color, texture, etc.
a piece of armor for the throat.
a crescent-shaped ornament worn on a chain around the neck as a badge of rank by officers in the 17th and 18th centuries.
a wimple of the Middle Ages, worn with the ends fastened in the hair.

 

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