picket

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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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A strong military picquet arrived from Sarcee Camp, ensuring that the scene of the action was absolutely quiet by midnight.
Given the number of soldiers in camp at Calgary and their past history, the military officers arguably should have had a picquet patrolling the town every evening -- something the officers themselves had suggested to city council as late as May but not acted upon.
Between the two of them they worked out a compromise whereby the Catholics in the battalion were posted as picquets "holding ground" for the presentation ceremony.