Pronunciation: (gûrj), [key]
—n., pl. gur•gesPronunciation: (gûr'jēs), [key]
—v., gurged, gurg•ing.
1. a whirlpool.
2. Also,gorge.Also called whirlpool. Heraldry.a charge covering the entire field of an escutcheon and having the form either of a spirallike scroll or of a number of concentric rings, the whole field having two tinctures.
to swirl like a whirlpool.
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