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Pickett

[pik-it] /ˈpɪk ɪt/
noun
1.
Bill, 1871–1932, U.S. rodeo performer: famed as bulldogger.
2.
George Edward, 1825–75, Confederate general in the American Civil War.
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  • The fame of Pickett's charge on the right has resounded through the world.

    Reminiscences of a Rebel Wayland Fuller Dunaway
  • This was a fearful moment for Pickett and his brave command.

  • General Anderson, commanding the divisions of Pickett and Johnson, was attacked and fought bravely, losing many men.

    The Civil War Through the Camera Henry W. (Henry William) Elson
  • The four brigades on the left of Pickett met a similar fate.

    The Land We Live In Henry Mann
  • Led by Pickett of Virginia, thirteen thousand men charged across the valley between the two armies directly at the Union center.

  • Is there something that you wanted to talk to me about, Pickett?

    The Range Boss Charles Alden Seltzer
  • Mr. Pickett turned in his chair till he was squarely face to face with his informant.

    Pickett's Gap Homer Greene
  • Then, as she breathlessly watched, she saw Pickett reach for his gun.

    The Range Boss Charles Alden Seltzer
  • We need the right to pass through your property, Mr. Pickett, and we are willing to pay you for it, I may say liberally.

    Pickett's Gap Homer Greene
  • If you did, you saw Pickett try to pull his gun on me when my back was turned.

    The Range Boss Charles Alden Seltzer

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