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Noun
A barrier, railing, or other upright structure enclosing an area
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Plural for a pointed wooden stake driven into the ground, typically to form a fence or to tether a horse
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“A single white picket is the only man-made thing still standing upright following the storm.”
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Plural for a protest or demonstration for a cause, or against something
“The company offered negotiations, but only if we lifted the mass picket.”
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Plural for a person or group of people who protest or demonstrate for a cause
“The arrests occurred on day one of the strike, after pickets refused to allow delivery trucks driven by non-union members in to the premises.”
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Plural for a lookout or person who keeps watch
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“So sudden and unexpected was our appearance that the picket on watch had only time to spring from his hammock and run.”
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Plural for an object demarcating the boundary of an area or land
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Plural for a rope or chain with which an animal is tied to restrict its movement
Verb
To protest for a cause, or against something
“The next day, however, they assembled again to picket outside the Hotel, in excess of the number allowed, and 81 were arrested.”
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To corral or enclose within
“Appellants claim that it was necessary to picket the area of new construction in order to prevent employees from crossing that area and entering the existing plant or warehouse.”
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To involve oneself in a (public) protest or demonstration
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To keep watch over or guard an area by walking or traveling around it
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To refuse to work as a protest
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To fasten or fix securely in place
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