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gorgerin

[gawr-jer-in] /ˈgɔr dʒər ɪn/
noun, Architecture
1.
the neckline portion of a capital of a column, or a feature forming the junction between a shaft and its capital.
Also called necking.
Origin
1655-1665
1655-65; < French, derivative of gorge throat; see gorge1
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gorgerin

/ˈɡɔːdʒərɪn/
noun
1.
(architect) another name for necking
Word Origin
C17: from French, from gorge throat; see gorge
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