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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Gorgeous  \Gor"geous\,  a.  [OF.  gorgias  beautiful,  glorious,  vain, 
  luxurious;  cf  OF  gorgias  ruff,  neck  handkerchief,  and  F. 
  gorge  throat,  and  se  pengorger  to  assume  airs.  Cf  {Gorge}, 
  Imposing  through  splendid  or  various  colors;  showy;  fine; 
  Cloud-land,  gorgeous  land.  --Coleridge. 
  Gogeous  as  the  sun  at  midsummer.  --Shak. 
  --  {Gor"geous*ly},  adv  --  {Gor"geous*ness},  n.