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"picket fence" in British English

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picket fencenoun [C]

uk   us  
a ​lowfence made of a ​row of ​flatsticks that are ​pointed at the ​top and often ​paintedwhite
(Definition of picket fence from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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picket fencenoun [C]

 us   /ˈpɪk·ɪt ˈfens/
a ​low fence made of a ​row of ​flat, ​verticalsticks, ​pointed at the ​top, usually with ​space between them and ​connected by a few ​horizontalsticks
(Definition of picket fence from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “picket fence”
in Chinese (Simplified) 尖桩篱栅…
in Turkish alçak çit…
in Russian частокол…
in Chinese (Traditional) 尖樁籬柵…
in Polish parkan…
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