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picket

verb avoid, blackball, blockade, boycott, demonstrate, demonstrate against, demonstrate protest, dissuade from entering, persuade not to work, protest, restrict access, take part in a demonstration
Associated concepts: informational picketing, lawful pickettng, mass picketing, organizational picketing, peaceful picketing, primary picketing, recognitional picketing, retallatory picketing, secondary boycotts, situs picketing, symmathy strikes, unlawful picketing, violent picketing
See also: demonstrate, protest
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Little Toomai was just going to sleep, too, when he heard the coir string snap with a little "tang," and Kala Nag rolled out of his pickets as slowly and as silently as a cloud rolls out of the mouth of a valley.
She must have broken her pickets and come straight from Petersen Sahib's camp; and Little Toomai saw another elephant, one that he did not know, with deep rope galls on his back and breast.
Ah, that's the way to talk French," said the picket soldiers.
Looking through the open pickets of the fence our friends watched the Horners, who did not know they were being watched by strangers, and found them very unusual in appearance.
And the bodies of three men hung on her picket fence.
In some strange way, she knew not how, his head had become wedged at the neck between the tops of the pickets of her fence.
4, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Cowlitz County Superior Court denied Kapstone's request to limit the number of picketers that could be out on the picket line, and denied the company's request to limit where picketers could stand.
Our photographers were there to capture those on the picket line, those using the soup kitchens and to photograph the strong Welsh women who fought as hard as the men In our recent policethemed edition of the Yesterdays supplement, we featured a rather splendid blackand-white photograph of the Dalek invasion of Cardiffthat took place in the 1960s, right.
Terry Renshaw, a UCATT member and Shrewsbury picket, will give an account of the strike, the arrest of the pickets and the trials.
Briefing journalists about the relief goods here at Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) office in Peshawar on Tuesday, Yaseen Khalil said the relief goods comprised of 60 ton rice, 12000 bags of flour, 36 ton sugar, 60 ton pulses, 12 ton tea, 120000 ton cooking oil, 216000 mineral water bottles, 12 ton salt, 12 ton dates, 15000 pickets of biscuits, 10000 picket of ORS, 4000 pickets of dry milk, 5000 pickets of kids food and 5000 pickets of high energy biscuits.
Relatives of the State Guard Service staff picket the General Prosecutor's Office in Bishkek.