1) Her. Falconers used the term for the contents of the crop of a hawk. [< OldFr. gorge = throat]
2) Her. A figure with a ring around its neck. [< OldFr. gorge = throat] Gorget. That piece of a suit of armour which protected the throat. -
Cf. Armet

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  • Gorged — Gorged, a. 1. Having a gorge or throat. [1913 Webster] 2. (Her.) Bearing a coronet or ring about the neck. [1913 Webster] 3. Glutted; fed to the full. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gorged — index full, replete Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Gorged — Gorge Gorge, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Gorged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Gorging}.] [F. gorger. See {Gorge}, n.] 1. To swallow; especially, to swallow with greediness, or in large mouthfuls or quantities. [1913 Webster] The fish has gorged the hook. Johnson.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gorged — /gawrjd/, adj. Heraldry. (of a beast) represented wearing something about the neck in the manner of a collar: a lion gules gorged with a collar or. [1600 10; GORGE1 + ED3] * * * …   Universalium

  • gorged — adjective /ɡɔːdʒd,ɡɔːrdʒd/ a) With a stomach stuffed full of food. , , b) With the neck collared or encircled by an object. Gorged nearly to the uttermost when he entered the restaurant, the smell of food had almost caused him to lose his honor… …   Wiktionary

  • gorged — I. jd adjective Etymology: from past participle of gorge (II) : glutted • gorgedly j(ə̇)dlē adverb II. adjective …   Useful english dictionary

  • gorged — Synonyms and related words: allayed, bloated, bursting, choked, cloyed, congested, crammed, crowded, disgusted, distended, drenched, engorged, fed up, filled to overflowing, full, full of, glutted, hyperemic, in spate, jaded, jam packed, jammed,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • gorged — gÉ”rdÊ’ /gɔːdÊ’ n. deep narrow passage through land; narrow canyon; throat; act of gorging oneself v. eat piggishly, stuff oneself with food, eat gluttonously …   English contemporary dictionary

  • gorged on — ate greedily, stuffed himself with (food, candies, etc.) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • gorged — adjective [postposition] Heraldry having the neck encircled by a coronet or collar …   English new terms dictionary

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