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gor·get

(gōr'jet),
A director or guide with wide groove for use in lithotomy.

gorget

(gôr′jĭt)
n.
A surgical director or guide with a wide groove for use in lithotomy.

gor·get

(gōr'jet)
A director or guide with wide groove for use in lithotomy.

gorget

(gor′jĕt) [Fr. gorge, throat, because of shape of instrument]
An instrument grooved to protect soft tissues from injury as a pointed instrument is inserted in a body cavity.
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Ornamentally it remained popular into WWII as illustrated by this example of a 1940s German commander's gorget.
The painting, entitled A Bust Of A Man In A Gorget And Cap, will be offered alongside 14 other works by Dutch painters of the era, known as the Golden Age.
Tummers cites as examples three previously contested small copper paintings of around 1630 that are now given to the young Rembrandt--the Laughing Man in a Gorget (Royal Picture Gallery Mauritshuis, The Hague), Old Woman Praying (Residenzgalerie, Salzburg), and a Self-Portrait (The National Museum of Fine Arts, Stockholm).
Twice, the stationary shuttle display was performed to a female in a cage: with gorget flared, the male shuttled from side to side (laterally) in front of the cage, over a horizontal distance of ~20 cm.
The complete look appears on the left, while the right displays the individual parts--the helmet, gorget, pauldrons, couters, vambraces, gauntlets--all highly detailed, colored, and set against a pale ground.
Designer Angela DeMontigny made headlines recently as the designer of a silver and diamond gorget debuting at the Aboriginal Fashion Showcase at the Vancouver Winter Olympics, and then during Montreal Fashion Week.
She ultimately designed and made a matching coat, borrowed 19th Century sashes, a gorget, and necklace from the Choctaw Museum and posed them on a model.
CHARLIE BLAIN, from Frodsham, called to report an unseasonal male ring ouzel near his home - Charlie got good views of the bird, noting its white gorget and pale edged wings.
In 1831, Major Thomas Mitchell rewarded Piper, his Aboriginal guide, for services rendered by presenting him with an officer's uniform and a brass gorget (see J.
Neither can he be seen wearing it on the stylish white tunic of the uniform he designed for himself as Administrator, very much in the colonial viceroy style complete with bullion cord epaulettes and bullion on velvet gorget patches worn on the stand-up collars.
Three wonderful examples are "An Old Man in a Gorget and Black Cap" (c.