Definition of gorged in English:


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Pronunciation: /ɡɔːdʒd


[postpositive] Heraldry
Having the neck encircled by a coronet or collar, especially one of a specified tincture.
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  • His arms, as such, appear upon a seal, supported by two swans, close, gorged with coronets and chained; each of them holding in his beak an upright ostrich.
  • A like creature, but gorged with a collar per pale azure and or and chained of the last, is the dexter supporter used by the Duke of Somerset.


early 17th century: from French gorge 'throat' + -ed1.

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