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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gorgerin  \Gor`ge*rin"\,  n.  [F.,  fr  gorge  neck.]  (Arch.) 
  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;  --  called  also  {neck  of 
  the  capital},  and  {hypotrachelium}.  See  Illust.  of  {Column}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  gorgerin 
  n  :  the  molding  at  the  top  of  a  column  [syn:  {necking}] 




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