murabit, " one who pickets his horse on a hostile frontier"; cf.
But instead of that, at the next village the sentinels of Davout's infantry corps detained him as the pickets of the vanguard had done, and an adjutant of the corps commander, who was fetched, conducted him into the village to Marshal Davout.
hinge pin, with metal pickets to secure in the ground.
They formed flying pickets, going from factory to factory bringing more workers out.
North East Wales Institute of HE - NATFHE organized strong pickets at all five entrances to main campus.