How to use Picket in a sentence
It can't always be white picket fences and cottages.
She wants the white picket fence and cottage house with roses.
You can go on a roving picket, or tour of shame of shops that sell goods made by sweatshop labor.
Why not create a headboard from a white picket fence section?
Born and raised in Toledo, Ohio, Holmes enjoyed a wholesome, all-American childhood complete with white picket fence.Advertisement
Many people find that it's very beneficial to section off the area they want to compost with picket fencing or lattice.
Her previous TV roles included Picket Fences and Friends, and she also starred in a number of theater productions including Isn't It Romantic and Three Acts of Recognition.
It was ranged by varying the charge, and layed for line by means of a line and plumb bob Laying aligned on a picket.
We had to carry through a mass picket there in order to stop some blacklegs.
Where bright yellow daffodils pushed through the white picket fences that lined the streets.Advertisement
Here on their own bloody doorstep - People want to picket now.
You are passing houses, trees, picket fences or whatever is in the street.
Who is the young girl with the feisty feminist views over the picket fence?
Despite picket lines at Swiss Cottage and Kilburn branches, however, services stayed up and running as the strike action proved patchy.
And in Nov. they mounted a picket on Esso's HQ in London.Advertisement
The campaign will hold a picket for both hearings.
We had to put a picket on the Galliford job to get on it.
The weekly anti-war community picket [leaflet] is likely to be quickly targeted.
There were good pickets at council workplaces, with most members respecting picket lines.
If the picket line takes it in turns as official pickets then this rota should also be recorded.Advertisement
In these hamlets most boundaries are low picket fences or iron railings sometimes set in low walls.
Besides the soldiers who formed the picket line on either side, there were many curious onlookers who, jesting and laughing, stared at their strange foreign enemies.
The soldiers forming the picket line, like showmen exhibiting a curiosity, no longer looked at the French but paid attention to the sight-seers and grew weary waiting to be relieved.
Behind the guns were their limbers and still farther back picket ropes and artillerymen's bonfires.
The wagons escorted by the hussars drew up to the picket ropes and a crowd of hussars surrounded them.Advertisement
For example, some shower curtains combine old world nautical maps with harbor lighthouses in the foreground complete with palm fronds and picket fencing.
One themed desk is designed to look like a bulldozer; another is modeled after picket fences.
On being relieved from picket duty Rostov had managed to get a few hours' sleep before morning and felt cheerful, bold, and resolute, with elasticity of movement, faith in his good fortune, and generally in that state of mind which makes everything seem possible, pleasant, and easy.
It's funny - people think nothing about going to Amazon or wherever, and throwing tomatoes at a book, when they would never stand out in front of a local business and picket because they had a bad cup of coffee at the local coffee shop.
Cushing himself swam to the swamps on the river bank, and after wading among them for hours reached a Federal picket boat.