Meaning of “picket fence” in the English Dictionary

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"picket fence" in British English

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picket fencenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈpɪk.ɪt ˌfens/ us /ˈpɪk.ɪt ˌfens/

a low fence made of a row of flat sticks that are pointed at the top and often painted white

(Definition of “picket fence” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"picket fence" in American English

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picket fencenoun [ C ]

us /ˈpɪk·ɪt ˈfens/

a low fence made of a row of flat, vertical sticks, pointed at the top, usually with space between them and connected by a few horizontal sticks

(Definition of “picket fence” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)