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picket fence

A fence formed of a series of vertical pales, posts, stakes, rods, etc. (sometimes sharpened at the upper end) which are joined together by horizontal rails.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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"The precipitating electrons that cause the green picket fence are thus aurora, though this occurs outside the auroral zone, so it's indeed unique."
Post and picket fences are the next level of fence building.
They live there, whereas Todd Rodman, the lawyer for White Picket Fence LLC, does not.
Every American was encouraged to perceive the hallmark of success as something along the lines of having a house, a white picket fence, two weeks' vacation, two children and the ability to send those kids to college.
I continued to hunt with a longbow until, one season, I built a picket fence around a huge buck with errant arrows.
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THE PICKET FENCE has been a country farm to manor estate mainstay of the American landscape since before the American Revolutionary War.
The three-day test is scheduled to conclude today.An ACB official, Nasrullah Wafa, said Hassan was injured as he fell over the white picket fence at the long-on boundary and bruised his right thigh and left knee.
The sequence shows two boys painting a white picket fence with the Google logo in the centre, before they celebrate their creation in the screen's right hand side.
The four works that comprise "Picket Fence" (55 x 55 cms) provide a case in point.
"People still do want that white picket fence, but sometimes it's OK to rent that fence instead of owning it," Alford said.