picket

  • 81picket line — noun Date: 1856 1. a position held by a line of military pickets 2. a line of people picketing a business, organization, or institution …

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  • 82picket boat — a vessel used to patrol a harbor. [1865 70] * * * …

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  • 83picket fence — a fence consisting of pickets or pales nailed to horizontal stringers between upright posts. Also called paling, paling fence. [1790 1800, Amer.] * * * …

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  • 84picket line — a line of strikers or other demonstrators serving as pickets. [1855 60] * * * …

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  • 85picket fence — noun A simple fence made from wooden pickets, connected by horizontal bars …

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  • 86picket line — noun a) A line or rope held by one or many pickets, chiefly one used for tethering horses. b) A barrier or fortification formed by pickets; a stockade …

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  • 87picket line — people on strike, group of protesters …

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  • 88picket fence — noun (C) AmE a fence made up of a line of strong pointed sticks fixed in the ground …

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  • 89picket fence — pick′et fence′ n. cvb bui a fence consisting of pickets nailed to horizontal stringers between upright posts • Etymology: 1790–1800, amer …

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  • 90picket line — pick′et line n. a line of strikers or other pickets • Etymology: 1855–60 …

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  • 91picket fence — /pɪkət ˈfɛns/ (say pikuht fens) noun a fence made of wooden slats, close set vertically, and attached to horizontal timbers fixed to posts in the ground …

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  • 92picket-beard — …

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  • 93Inlying picket — Picket Pick et, n. [F. piquet, properly dim. of pique spear, pike. See {Pike}, and cf. {Piquet}.] 1. A stake sharpened or pointed, especially one used in fortification and encampments, to mark bounds and angles; or one used for tethering horses.… …

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  • 94outlying picket — Picket Pick et, n. [F. piquet, properly dim. of pique spear, pike. See {Pike}, and cf. {Piquet}.] 1. A stake sharpened or pointed, especially one used in fortification and encampments, to mark bounds and angles; or one used for tethering horses.… …

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  • 95Screw picket — A screw picket is a metal device used to secure something to the ground. Today, screw pickets are used widely to temporarily picket dogs and grazing animals such as sheep, goats, and horses. Screw pickets are also used to stabilize small trees,… …

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  • 96Radar picket — A radar picket is a radar equipped ship, submarine, aircraft, or vehicle used to increase the radar detection range around a force to protect it from surprise attack. Often several detached radar units encircle a force to provide increased cover… …

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  • 97USS Picket (ACM-8) — USS Picket (ACM–8) was a Chimo class minelayer in the United States Navy in the World War II. Picket was completed 15 April 1942 by Marietta Manufacturing Co., Point Pleasant, West Virginia, as U.S. Army mine planter General Henry Knox ;… …

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  • 98USS Picket (YAGR-7) — USS Picket (YAGR 7/AGR 7) was a radar station ship in the United States Navy. Picket was laid down 28 March 1945 as a Liberty ship, SS James F. Harrell (MCE hull 3138] ) by J. A. Jones Construction Co., Panama City, Florida; launched 17 May 1945; …

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  • 99flying picket — noun One of a mobile group of pickets available for reinforcing the body of local pickets during a strike • • • Main Entry: ↑fly * * * flying picket UK US noun [countable] [singular flying picket plural …

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  • 100List of Picket Fences episodes — This is a list of Picket Fences episodes, in the order that they originally aired on CBS. It had four seasons, each consisting of 22 episodes. The series premiered on September 18, 1992. Contents 1 Season 1 (1992–1993) 2 Season 2 (1993–1994) 3… …

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