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synonyms for pickets

  • bar
  • barbed wire
  • barricade
  • block
  • dike
  • net
  • rail
  • railing
  • roadblock
  • wall
  • backstop
  • balustrade
  • boards
  • chains
  • defense
  • guard
  • hedge
  • paling
  • palisade
  • posts
  • rampart
  • shield
  • stakes
  • stockade
  • stop
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How to use pickets in a sentence

At last the party were permitted to proceed overland, under a flag of truce, to the pickets of General Wood's division.
PORTRAIT AND BIOGRAPHY OF PARSON BROWNLOW, THE TENNESSEE PATRIOTWILLIAM GANNAWAY BROWNLOW
Securing this rich booty, the Rangers burned the cars and repassed Sheridan's pickets before the day had dawned.
FAMOUS ADVENTURES AND PRISON ESCAPES OF THE CIVIL WARVARIOUS
Their favorite plan was to wind their way through the Federal pickets during the night, and make the attack at break of day.
FAMOUS ADVENTURES AND PRISON ESCAPES OF THE CIVIL WARVARIOUS
He was the officer of our pickets, and would have conducted us into our lines if we had permitted him to come up with us.
FAMOUS ADVENTURES AND PRISON ESCAPES OF THE CIVIL WARVARIOUS
Our nearest pickets were at Loudon, thirty miles distant on the railway, and for this station we were advised to make all speed.
FAMOUS ADVENTURES AND PRISON ESCAPES OF THE CIVIL WARVARIOUS
The instant the French had landed a regiment, a company was pushed on to reconnoitre—skirmishers or pickets were sent on in front.
THE BRITISH EXPEDITION TO THE CRIMEAWILLIAM HOWARD RUSSELL
Close upon the river-bank on (p. 140) either side face the pickets, within easy talking distance of each other.
THE BOYS OF '61CHARLES CARLETON COFFIN.
The Rebel pickets at the lower bridges soon retired, and the engineers completed their work.
THE BOYS OF '61CHARLES CARLETON COFFIN.
They crossed Deep Run, where the skirmishers had a few shots with the Rebel pickets, and moved into the town.
THE BOYS OF '61CHARLES CARLETON COFFIN.
"I think girls should go who want to go," answered Sylvia, her hands on the pickets of the gate.
A HOOSIER CHRONICLEMEREDITH NICHOLSON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PICKETS

  • backstop
  • balustrade
  • bar
  • barbed wire
  • barricade
  • block
  • boards
  • chains
  • defense
  • dike
  • guard
  • hedge
  • net
  • paling
  • palisade
  • pickets
  • posts
  • rail
  • railing
  • rampart
  • roadblock
  • shield
  • stakes
  • stockade
  • stop
  • wall
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