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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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This left them standing directly beside the chanting picketers for several minutes at a time, though there was no direct interaction between the two groups.
Approximately 5,000 picketers clashed with 4,000 riot police.
Picketers quickly established a routine in the 'cold rain, bitter winds' of wintry north-west Tasmania.
Even the WGA strike paraphernalia seem to have been designed with passion in mind as women wear red lipstick to match shirts and signs that picketers carry in their left hands to better spot wedding rings.
We are "the Silhouettes against the snow," as Grace Petrasek's book of 1991 called pro-life picketers.
When the clinic introduced the program two years ago, a few confused picketers asked to be counted twice, according to the clinic's associate director, Bill Woodson.
Those non-existent picketers may be the least of it.
Picketers and more than 40 speakers from as far away as Elko attended the meeting at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
Convention-goers were mostly oblivious to the small group of Scouting for All picketers that showed up during the meeting.
Phelps' picketers clashed with regular church protesters calling for Law's resignation in Boston.
Michael O'Neil, manager of Town Wine & Spirits in East Providence, said his initial reaction is to refuse nonunion deliveries, partly because it might prompt picketers to show up at the store.