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blockade

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demonstration

protester

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a person or special body of persons assigned to provide protection or keep watch over, for example

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a person employed to keep watch for some anticipated event

a detachment of troops guarding an army from surprise attack

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a protester posted by a labor organization outside a place of work

a wooden strip forming part of a fence

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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

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serve as pickets or post pickets

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fasten with a picket

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Ah, that's the way to talk French," said the picket soldiers.
I'm nearly as light as he is, and when I'm on top the fence I'll pull our friend off the picket and toss him down to you.
Looking through the open pickets of the fence our friends watched the Horners, who did not know they were being watched by strangers, and found them very unusual in appearance.
He very much preferred the camp life, and hated those broad, flat roads, with the daily grubbing for grass in the forage reserve, and the long hours when there was nothing to do except to watch Kala Nag fidgeting in his pickets.
They will dance, and it behooves thy father, who has swept all the hills of all the elephants, to double-chain his pickets to-night.
Then the elephants were chained by their hind legs to their big stumps of pickets, and extra ropes were fitted to the new elephants, and the fodder was piled before them, and the hill drivers went back to Petersen Sahib through the afternoon light, telling the plains drivers to be extra careful that night, and laughing when the plains drivers asked the reason.
Little Toomai was just going to sleep, too, when he heard the coir string snap with a little "tang," and Kala Nag rolled out of his pickets as slowly and as silently as a cloud rolls out of the mouth of a valley.
She must have broken her pickets and come straight from Petersen Sahib's camp; and Little Toomai saw another elephant, one that he did not know, with deep rope galls on his back and breast.
CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY , Philippines The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) in Region 10 is ready for a transport group picket on Jan.
It is only when collective bargaining cannot be agreed upon that those employees will be allowed to picket, he said.
The check posts include Farooq Corporation and Nawaz Sharif Park pickets in the jurisdiction of Sadiqabad police station, a picket near Ariana Hotel in the limits of City police station, Asghar Mall Chowk and Chandni Chowk pickets in Bani police station area.
The check posts include Farooq Corporation picket and Nawaz Sharif Park picket in the jurisdiction of Sadiqabad police station, a picket near Ariana Hotel in the limits of City police station, Asghar Mall Chowk and Chandni Chowk pickets in Bani police station area.
Summary: A hospital that called the cops on off-duty employees who carried picket signs near an entrance violated federal labor law, the National Labor Relations .
M2 EQUITYBITES-July 26, 2016-Southwest Airlines pilots join mechanics for informational picket
Consumer leafleting is very different from the picket line.