from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In armor: Same as the standard of chain-mail.
- n. A variety of the plate gorget of which the hausse-col was the latest form.
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First of all, when she arrived she was on a horse with trappings of gold and crimson velvet, and she herself wore a robe of gold and green brocade, and a fine linen _gorgerette_ turned back over it, and her head was richly adorned with pearls, and her hair hung down behind in one long coil with a silk ribbon twisted round it.
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