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
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Example sentences from the Web for picketing
And sure enough, before long, immigration activists in North Carolina were picketing Hagan at campaign events.Latinos Aren’t a ‘Cheap Date’ for Democrats Anymore|Ruben Navarrette Jr.|November 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Miners who were working under killer conditions were shot at while picketing.
Picketing the horses, and building a fire, he set about preparing their simple meal.The Woman from Outside|Hulbert Footner
The duties of picketing were the first features of our army life that looked really like war.History of Kershaw's Brigade|D. Augustus Dickert
The wind was from the northwest, and the whole party engaged in picketing the fort.History of the Expedition under the Command of Captains Lewis and Clark, Vol. I.|Meriwether Lewis and William Clark
He gave them no attention, he was trying to form an estimate of the effect of the picketing on his own operatives.The Dwelling Place of Light, Complete|Winston Churchill
It was between midnight and dawn that we finally gave out, and, picketing our animals, lay down and slept.With the Indians in the Rockies|James Willard Schultz