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Definition of "gorgets" [gorgets]

  • Plural form of gorget. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "gorgets" in a sentence
  • "Some officers wore shirts, others stripped like the Indians, their only badges of rank the silver gorgets hanging from their necks."
  • "Most males have brilliantly iridescent throat patches (gorgets) which reflect the light in a dazzling display of bright blue, green or red."
  • "The hardware is ­extraordinary, but what makes the show remarkable are the portraits of monarchs and ­nobles clad in the exhibition's burgonets, gorgets, pauldrons, vambraces and gauntlets."