picket line


noun

a line of strikers or other demonstrators serving as pickets.

Nearby words

  1. pickering, edward charles,
  2. pickeringite,
  3. picket,
  4. picket boat,
  5. picket fence,
  6. picketing,
  7. pickett,
  8. pickett, george edward,
  9. pickford,
  10. pickford, mary

Origin of picket line

First recorded in 1855–60

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British Dictionary definitions for picket line

picket line

noun

a line of people acting as pickets
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