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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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But yesterday strike fund treasurer John Davis said there was every likelihood the factory would be picketed for the last time on December 19, when the strikers call off their action for Christmas.
They have picketed Caernarfon estate agents for the last four months.
As part of their industrial action in support of sacked "whistle-blower" Charles Faber, Unison members picketed Cardiff's County Hall.
Some 20,000 commuters were left stranded in the city when striking train drivers picketed the city bus depot.
All others, including tenants, then use neutral entrances which are not picketed.
About 400 to 600 workers marched and picketed the Customer Service Center near the Museum of Flight.
SANTA CLARITA -- Seeking attention as their contract with county government nears expiration, a couple dozen members of a professional employees union picketed on Wednesday before their workday began.
One door - clearly marked as the "reserve gate" with posted signage containing certain language - is allowed to be picketed.
Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa stood his ground Tuesday against one of City Hall's largest unions as hundreds of workers picketed city buildings in the first strike by municipal employees in 14 years.
PASADENA - A plan to transfer postal jobs from Pasadena to Valencia drew protests this week from union workers who picketed outside the Mack Robinson Postal Facility.