- to guard, as with pickets.
- to post as a picket.
OTHER WORDS FROM picketpick·et·er, nouncoun·ter·pick·et, noun, verbun·pick·et·ed, adjective
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How to use picket in a sentence
Groups like the San Francisco Parent Coalition have sprung up since last summer to help organize protests and picket school board meetings as a way to press for policy changes.
Undeterred, they regrouped in the baggage area, then went to Target to get supplies to make picket signs.Hourly Workers Are Demanding Better Pay and Benefits—and Getting Them|Alana Semuels|July 22, 2021|Time
When we think of LGBTQ activism in the 1970s, we tend to think of picket signs, protest marches, and people carrying megaphones – but it also took other forms.Legendary dance troupe takes spotlight in ‘Ballerina Boys’ doc|John Paul King|June 2, 2021|Washington Blade
Strandf could photograph anything from a blind woman to a picket fence and make the image indelible.
A bar chart showing quarterly GDP growth resembles the teeth of a saw, not a picket fence.The U.S. Economy Had a Hiccup, Not a Heart Attack, This Year|Daniel Gross|May 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
After the march, the political convoy of picket-signs makes its way to a grandiose fast-food joint for pizza and beer.
The one we parked in front of had an Astroturf lawn and white picket fence.
She leapt over the brand-new white picket fence we built for her in a single bound.
Many of them were wounded and the worst of these were put into a picket boat which had just that moment come along.
Hicks was puttering around the fire, evidently cooking supper, and Gregory was moving the picket rope of his horse to fresh grass.
It was therefore deemed advisable to picket the horses close to the tent, between it and the fire.Hunting the Lions|R.M. Ballantyne
Left on a picket boat with Birdie to board my destroyer to an accompaniment of various denominations of projectiles.
Without warning, we found ourselves foul of a picket-line, and the vague forms of grazing horses loomed close by.