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picquet

We have found lemma(root) word of picquet : picket.

Definitions


[ˈpɪkɪt], (Noun)

Definitions:
- a person or group of people who stand outside a workplace or other venue as a protest or to try to persuade others not to enter during a strike
(e.g: forty pickets were arrested)

- a soldier or small group of soldiers performing a particular duty, especially one sent out to watch for the enemy
(e.g: when would this headlong advance run into the enemy pickets?)

- a pointed wooden stake driven into the ground, typically to form a fence or to tether a horse
(e.g: a cedar-picket stockade)


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Origin:
late 17th century (denoting a pointed stake, on which a soldier was required to stand on one foot as a military punishment): from French piquet ‘pointed stake’, from piquer ‘to prick’, from pic ‘pike’


[ˈpɪkɪt], (Verb)

Definitions:
- act as a picket outside (a workplace or other venue)
(e.g: strikers picketed the newspaper's main building)


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