- the neckline portion of a capital of a column, or a feature forming the junction between a shaft and its capital.
Origin of gorgerin
1655–65; < French, derivative of gorge throat; see gorge1
Also called necking.
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- architect another name for necking
C17: from French, from gorge throat; see gorge