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Meanings and phrases
- a person employed to keep watch for some anticipated event; lookout; lookout man; sentinel; sentry; watch; spotter; scout
- a detachment of troops guarding an army from surprise attack
- a protester posted by a labor organization outside a place of work
- a vehicle performing sentinel duty
- a wooden strip forming part of a fence; pale
- a form of military punishment used by the British in the late 17th century in which a soldier was forced to stand on one foot on a pointed stake; piquet
- serve as pickets or post pickets
- fasten with a picket
- a boat serving as a picket
- a fence made of upright pickets; paling
- A simple, wrought iron picket fence lines the road.
- The important picket fence across the forecourt was also rebuilt.
- a line of people acting as pickets
- Van Os and his wife, Rachel, met on a CWA picket line in 1994.
- A picketer was injured after a vehicle forced its way past a picket line.
- Thousands of miners walked out and a picket line was formed at the Morenci Mine.
- a ship serving as a picket
- "Turner" was reclassified as a radar picket destroyer on 18 March 1949.
- They were joined by Navy radar picket destroyer escorts (DERs) of Escort Squadrons 5 and 7.
- Striking workers set up picket lines at city dumps and sewer yards.
- Minor incidents of violence occurred as students were stopped at picket lines.
- The film also depicts their non-violent struggle against police brutality on the picket lines.
- while her crew attended intensive specialized schools in preparation for picket duty.
- Even in the worst of weather, one company of the regiment was constantly on picket duty along the river.
- It was engaged in picket duty near Fairfax Courthouse until December 12 to January 20, 1863, participating in a repulse of J.E.B.