picket line definition

  • noun:
    • A line or procession of men and women picketing a location of business or perhaps staging a public protest.
    • A line or rope held by one or many pickets, chiefly one useful for tethering ponies.
    • (rare) A barrier or fortification created by pickets; a stockade.
    • A boundary guarded by a picket, or device, of troops.
    • The boundary created by striking workers, typically at the office entrance, which other workers are expected never to pass.
    • A rope that ponies tend to be guaranteed whenever groomed.
    • a posture held by an advance-guard of males stationed at substantial intervals.
    • A rope that cavalry and artillery ponies are tied while becoming groomed.
    • a line of individuals acting as pickets

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