Strandf could photograph anything from a blind woman to a picket fence and make the image indelible.
Truitt came late to abstraction, by way of pictures of picket fences.
A bar chart showing quarterly GDP growth resembles the teeth of a saw, not a picket fence.
Yet the teachers are angrily rejecting it and taking to the picket line.
From there, groups of one or two hundred went to picket locations, including Bank of America.
And that boy with the picket was between him and the hole by which he had entered.
The Captain had moored Daniel to a picket in the fence over by the freight-house.
Now, it may be that the Slavin crowd have a picket out so as to watch the gym, and see if any of us come around.
Some time about the middle of June, the picket line was taken up.
He came to my outerpickets, and one of them came into camp with him talking all the time as if he, the picket, was a Rebel.
1680s, "pointed stake (for defense against cavalry, etc.)," from French piquet "pointed stake," from piquer "to pierce" (see pike (n.2)). Sense of "troops posted to watch for enemy" first recorded 1761; that of "striking workers stationed to prevent others from entering a factory" is from 1867. Picket line is 1856 in the military sense, 1945 of labor strikes.
1745, "to enclose with pickets," from picket (n.). The sense in labor strikes, protests, etc., is attested from 1867. Related: Picketed; picketing.