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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 gor·get /ˈgɔrʤət/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 gor·get /ˈgɔrʤət/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Gor·get n.
 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. Scott.
 3. 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.
 4. A ruff worn by women. [Obs.]
 5. Surg. (a) A cutting instrument used in lithotomy. (b) A grooved instrunent used in performing various operations; -- called also blunt gorget.
 6. Zool. A crescent-shaped, colored patch on the neck of a bird or mammal.
 Gorget hummer Zool., a humming bird of the genus Trochilus. See Rubythroat.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : armor plate that protects the neck