gorgerin vs necking what difference

what is difference between gorgerin and necking

English

Etymology

Borrowed from French gorgerin

Noun

gorgerin (plural gorgerins)

  1. (architecture) In some columns, that part of the capital between the termination of the shaft and the annulet of the echinus, or the space between two neck moldings; the hypotrachelium.

Anagrams

  • Gorringe, rogering

French

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɡɔʁ.ʒə.ʁɛ̃/

Noun

gorgerin m (plural gorgerins)

  1. (historical) gorget (armor for throat)
  2. (historical) gorget, wimple (piece of clothing)
  3. (architecture) gorgerin
  4. In Ancient Egypt, an heavy and rather bulky jewel which rested on the chest skin or a short-sleeved shirt, and tied at the back.

Further reading

  • “gorgerin” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).


English

Pronunciation

Verb

necking

  1. present participle of neck

Noun

necking (countable and uncountable, plural neckings)

  1. A behavior among male giraffes where they hold combat for social dominance using their necks as weapons.
  2. (architecture) A neckmould.
  3. (slang) Chugging beer.
    for Lent, he gave up necking and cigarettes
  4. (slang) Making out; kissing profusely, especially on the neck.

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