Picket

  • 65Picket, das — Das Pickết, des es, plur. inus. aus dem Französ. Piquet. 1) Ein gewisses Spiel in der Karte, wo man auf hundert Pics, d.i. Augen, spielet; das Picket Spiel, Picket spielen. 2) Im Kriegswesen, die Feldwache; vermuthlich so fern sie ehedem mit… …

    Grammatisch-kritisches Wörterbuch der Hochdeutschen Mundart

  • 66picket boat — noun a boat serving as a picket (Freq. 1) • Hypernyms: ↑picket * * * a vessel used to patrol a harbor. [1865 70] * * * picket boat, an armed naval boat that patrols an area, especially at night …

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  • 67Picket line — A picket line is a horizontal rope, along which horses are tied at intervals. The rope can be on the ground, at chest height (above the knees, below the neck), or overhead. The overhead form usually is called a high line.A variant of a high line …

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  • 68Picket Fences — Un drôle de shérif Un drôle de shérif Titre original Picket Fences Autres titres francophones High Secret City, la ville du grand secret Genre Série dramatique Créateur(s) David E. Kelley Production David E. Kelley Pays d’origine …

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  • 69picket line — /ˈpɪkət laɪn/ (say pikuht luyn) noun a line of persons forming a picket (def. 2): *behaviour on the picket line which is intimidating or violent will still be prohibited. –aap news, 1996 …

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  • 70picket line —  Union protest technique, creating a line of union members which nonunion workers and customers would have to pass in order to enter or leave a business.  ► “The picket line, once largely honored by unionized and nonunion workers alike, appears… …

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  • 71picket pin — noun 1. : a short stake driven into the ground for tethering a horse 2. West : any of several species of small ground squirrels of the genus Citellus which when sitting erect and motionless resemble a stake at a short distance * * * picket pin, a …

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  • 72picket pool — noun /pɪˈkɛt,pɪˈkeɪ/ A Picket is a short term micro pool where ticket holders compete against one another. They would sit in the waiting area and play pickets …

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  • 73picket fence — noun 1》 a wooden fence made of spaced uprights connected by two or more horizontal rails. 2》 [often as modifier] N. Amer. a picket fence as a symbol of middle class domesticity and contentment …

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  • 74picket fence — noun a fence made of upright pickets • Syn: ↑paling • Hypernyms: ↑fence, ↑fencing • Part Meronyms: ↑picket, ↑pale …

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  • 75picket-duty — pickˈet duty noun • • • Main Entry: ↑picket …

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  • 76picket-guard — pickˈet guard noun A guard kept in readiness in case of alarm • • • Main Entry: ↑picket …

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  • 77picket — a hook attached to the end of a small stick and used by fishermen in landing their fish (Northumberland dialect) …

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  • 78picket — n. [Written also Piquet.] 1. Stake. 2. Stake, pale. 3. (Mil.) Sentinel (on the outposts), guard, watchman, guardsman, sentry …

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  • 79picket — pick·et …

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  • 80picket — A sentry. One engaged in picketing. See picketing …

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