Definition of picket fence in English:

picket fence

Syllabification: pick·et fence


  • A wooden fence made of spaced uprights connected by two or more horizontal rails.
    More example sentences
    • We built a white picket fence around the front of the house to keep area cattle from rubbing against our porch supports.
    • Windows open to an effusive flower garden, which is divided into quadrants by brick paths and enclosed with a white picket fence.
    • Smith began by removing the picket fence and digging up the yard.

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