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picket line

noun as in demonstration

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Example Sentences

When I walk the picket line with bakery workers and I see their determination, their tenacity, their courage, that’s what gives me hope.

From Time

The strike at John Deere is the biggest of the pandemic era, with 10,000 workers on the picket line calling for better pay and benefits.

From Axios

Thousands of John Deere workers hit the picket line this week after the union smacked down a new worker contract from the farm and equipment maker.

From Axios

It was an implicit signal that they would not cross a picket line, should the Opera House Orchestra strike, de Boor said.

Those replacements had crossed a picket line during a strike for a fictional NFL.

Yet the teachers are angrily rejecting it and taking to the picket line.

Without warning, we found ourselves foul of a picket-line, and the vague forms of grazing horses loomed close by.

They had other employment now than guarding teams or keeping watch on the picket line.

The Second and Sixth Corps succeeded in taking the intrenched picket line, and holding it.

Precisely at ten o'clock there was a signal-gun, a yell, a volley of musketry as the Rebels attacked Parke's picket-line.

Parke strengthened his picket-line, and brought up his reserve artillery, to be ready in case of emergency.


On this page you'll find 17 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to picket line, such as: parade, protest, sit-in, strike, walkout, and fast.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.