- 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
How to use picket in a sentence
Weingarten noted that few unions in the AFT’s ranks have authorized safety strikes and none so far have gone from the step of authorizing a strike to hitting the picket lines.Chicago Public Schools suspends in-person learning as possible teachers strike looms|Dawn Reiss, Kim Bellware|January 27, 2021|Washington Post
As the signs said, the informational picket wasn’t an official work-stoppage strike, since the participating patrollers were on their days off.Why Ski Patrollers Are Picketing at Two Vail Resorts|Scott Yorko|January 20, 2021|Outside Online
Cerue Cotton never expected to find herself on a picket line.The Challenges Posed By COVID-19 Pushed Many Workers to Strike. Will the Labor Movement See Sustained Interest?|Abigail Abrams|January 17, 2021|Time
Black community leaders picketed the office of then-Manhattan District Attorney Robert M. Morgenthau.Before Eric Garner, There Was Michael Stewart: The Tragic Story of the Real-Life Radio Raheem|Marlow Stern|December 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“The president should be picketed everywhere she goes,” Vinnichenko said.
We never picketed funerals or held signs declaring “Thank God for AIDS.”Fred Phelps May Be Dead, But His Fundamentalist God Lives|Matthew Paul Turner|March 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In the 1970s, American Jewish groups picketed the Bolshoi Ballet to demand freedom for Soviet Jews.The Real Problem With the American Studies Association's Boycott of Israel|Peter Beinart|December 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I saw him on TV when neighborhood residents picketed his Philadelphia strip club, The Golden 33.On the Porn Film’s 40th Anniversary, a Thank-You to ‘Deep Throat’|Kristin Battista-Frazee|June 12, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Nearly half the regiment ran to secure their picketed horses, armed themselves in hot haste, and galloped to the gaol.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
We picketed the horses in the open bottom where grass was more plentiful than in the brush, and settled ourselves to sleep.
Our horses, which we had picketed in the open overnight, we saddled and tied out of sight in the brush.
In the daytime he would lie concealed in some thicket, close to a road, his horse always picketed some distance from him.The Courier of the Ozarks|Byron A. Dunn
Easy victory; for the Moslems, perhaps three score, had many of their horses picketed, and were preparing a meal.God Wills It!|William Stearns Davis