- a line of strikers or other demonstrators serving as pickets.
Origin of picket line
Related Words for picket linestrike, protest, parade, sit-in, walkout, march, picket, fast, rally, teach-in, lie-in, love-in
Examples from the Web for picket line
Historical Examples of picket line
Carleton often rode through them, and out on the picket-line.Charles Carleton Coffin
William Elliot Griffis, D. D.
Wallace stationed his picket-line close to the enemy's works.From Fort Henry to Corinth
Manning Ferguson Force
One day the guard brought in a suspicious character from the picket-line.Whip and Spur
George E. Waring
They sweep away the Rebel picket-line as if it were a cobweb.The Boys of '61
Charles Carleton Coffin.
“I never liked pipe-smoking on the picket-line,” said Merton.A Diplomatic Adventure
S. Weir Mitchell
- a line of people acting as pickets