Gurge



[gurj] /gɜrdʒ/

noun, plural gurges
[gur-jeez] /ˈgɜr dʒiz/ (Show IPA)
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.
verb (used without object), gurged, gurging.
3.
to swirl like a whirlpool.

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