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〔 ˋpIkIt 〕


〔 ˊpikit 〕

Overview of noun picket

The noun picket has 6 senses

  • lookout, lookout man, sentinel, sentry, watch, spotter, scout, picket -- (a person employed to keep watch for some anticipated event)

  • picket -- (a detachment of troops guarding an army from surprise attack)

  • picket -- (a protester posted by a labor organization outside a place of work)

  • picket -- (a vehicle performing sentinel duty)

  • picket, pale -- (a wooden strip forming part of a fence)

  • picket, piquet -- (a form of military punishment used by the British in the late 17th century in which a soldier was forced to stand on one foot on a pointed stake)

Overview of verb picket

The verb picket has 2 senses

  • picket -- (serve as pickets or post pickets; "picket a business to protest the layoffs")

  • picket -- (fasten with a picket; "picket the goat")