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Many of them were wounded and the worst of these were put into a picket boat which had just that moment come along.
Hicks was puttering around the fire, evidently cooking supper, and Gregory was moving the picket rope of his horse to fresh grass.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
It was therefore deemed advisable to picket the horses close to the tent, between it and the fire.
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
Left on a picket boat with Birdie to board my destroyer to an accompaniment of various denominations of projectiles.
Without warning, we found ourselves foul of a picket-line, and the vague forms of grazing horses loomed close by.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
The destroyers and picket boats were round her as smart as flies settle on a lump of sugar, and there was no loss of life.
At last Malcolm stood in the shelter-trench of the picket and gazed at the city which was the hub of the Mutiny.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
Again they started on the run, and did not stop until they were halted by the picket guarding the road.
I will tell my Saees to bring my horse and picket him among yours; no one will see me, and I will bring no one with me.
CONFESSIONS OF A THUGPHILIP MEADOWS TAYLOR
Under the trees on the further bank sat a picket of seven men with Winchesters; their faces bright, their eyes ardent.

WORDS RELATED TO PICKET

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