verb (used with object)
- to guard, as with pickets.
- to post as a picket.
verb (used without object)
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OTHER WORDS FROM picketpick·et·er, nouncoun·ter·pick·et, noun, verbun·pick·et·ed, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for picket
“The president should be picketed everywhere she goes,” Vinnichenko said.
BGR was picketed by liberal groups furious over the state's gutting of collective bargaining for public employee unions.
Hungarian freedom fighters shouted insults as they picketed in front of Talent Associates headquarters at 444 Madison Avenue.
Tiller, now in his late 60s, has been picketed, bombed, and shot.
It shed so much light that Cindy thought she could count every hair on the picketed horses and mules.We Were There at the Oklahoma Land Run|James Arthur Kjelgaard
Not a rock or log could be found for miles to which the saddle horse I rode could be picketed.The Indians of the Painted Desert Region|George Wharton James
Their horses had been picketed far enough away so that if any of them should whinny they could not be heard at the ranch.Mason of Bar X Ranch|Henry Bennett
Then I picketed the horses close together for warmth and we three ate our loaves.The Secrets of a Kuttite|Edward O. Mousley
The horses, picketed but still saddled, were ready to start at the first order.Michael Strogoff|Jules Verne