Hugh leapt on to him, striving to thrust his sword up beneath his gorget and make an end of him.
Next came the gorget, as it was called, which was a sort of collar to cover the neck.
This gorget belongs, in its general character as an ornament, to the North.
The gorget presented in Fig. 1 of this plate is copied from Schoolcraft.
It had a pivoted or hinged vizor and nosepiece, and complete chin, neck and cheek protection, closely connected with the gorget.
This was the gorget or whisk, which was used both plain and laced.
Her warm breath penetrated the crevices of his gorget and fanned the back of his neck.
The gorget was worn either over or under the breast- and backplates.
Then her plum-blue eyes showed how truly blue they could become and she threw her arms around his gorget.
The last survival of plate armour is to be found in the gorget.
gorget gor·get (gôr'jĭt)
A surgical director or guide with a wide groove for use in lithotomy.