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picket fence

n.
A fence made of upright pointed boards fastened at intervals to rails that extend between posts.

picket fence

n
(Building) a fence consisting of pickets supported at close regular intervals by being driven into the ground, by interlacing with strong wire, or by nailing to horizontal timbers fixed to posts in the ground

pick′et fence′


n.
a fence consisting of pickets nailed to horizontal stringers between upright posts.
[1790–1800, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.picket fence - a fence made of upright picketspicket fence - a fence made of upright pickets  
fence, fencing - a barrier that serves to enclose an area
pale, picket - a wooden strip forming part of a fence
Translations

picket fence

nsteccato, palizzata
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They were recognized as graves by the discolored stones or rotting boards at head and foot, leaning at all angles, some prostrate; by the ruined picket fences surrounding them; or, infrequently, by the mound itself showing its gravel through the fallen leaves.
He reeled toward her front picket fence, drawing a revolver.
And the bodies of three men hung on her picket fence.
George Willard stopped by a picket fence and tried to control the shaking of his body.
In the course of a few days they surrounded their dwelling-house and magazines with a picket fence ninety feet square, flanked by two bastions, on which were mounted four four-pounders.
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As I mentioned earlier, I have even spotted some white picket fences around.
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He said his designers have capitalized on this setting, noting he will be constructing white picket fences, playgrounds and a pool as well as repairing the baseball field, repaving the tennis and basketball courts and undertaking other improvements to the parks, which are open to the public.
THOSE glamorous Desperate Housewives on Channel 4 have got millions tuning in each week to catch up on their sexy antics - and ogle their picture postcard neighbourhood of white picket fences, manicured lawns and delicately colourful wisteria.