picket fence definition

  • noun:
    • A fence of upright pointed pickets.
    • A simple fence made from wooden pickets, connected by horizontal bars.
    • a fence manufactured from pickets. See def. 2, above.
    • A fence formed of pickets or narrow straight boards, frequently pointed, nailed at close periods to cross-bars or rails sustained by articles, into which they tend to be mortised.
    • a fence manufactured from upright pickets

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