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Groups like the San Francisco Parent Coalition have sprung up since last summer to help organize protests and picket school board meetings as a way to press for policy changes.
BACK TO SCHOOL, READY OR NOTEROMO EGBEJULEAUGUST 27, 2021OZY
Undeterred, they regrouped in the baggage area, then went to Target to get supplies to make picket signs.
HOURLY WORKERS ARE DEMANDING BETTER PAY AND BENEFITS—AND GETTING THEMALANA SEMUELSJULY 22, 2021TIME
When we think of LGBTQ activism in the 1970s, we tend to think of picket signs, protest marches, and people carrying megaphones – but it also took other forms.
LEGENDARY DANCE TROUPE TAKES SPOTLIGHT IN ‘BALLERINA BOYS’ DOCJOHN PAUL KINGJUNE 2, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
Many of them were wounded and the worst of these were put into a picket boat which had just that moment come along.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
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.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
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.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
At last Malcolm stood in the shelter-trench of the picket and gazed at the city which was the hub of the Mutiny.
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WORDS RELATED TO PICKET

  • pale
  • paling
  • picket
  • post
  • rod
  • spike
  • stave
  • stick
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