English version

picket fence

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Daily life
picket fenceˈpicket ˌfence noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 American EnglishD a fence made up of a line of strong pointed sticks that are fixed in the ground
Examples from the Corpus
picket fenceThere was a picket fence, and a small gate.Berry lives in a white frame home with a brown picket fence on the edge of Newville.Rickety grey picket fence, low gate ajar.The paint is bright, the picket fence in the front is in good shape.Who now remembers the second Clairol blowing from the picket fence?In a flash, Creed was out of the jeep and creeping past foliage and tree-trunks towards the beginning of the picket fence.I learned how to untie the rope and would push my brother over this picket fence.
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