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flying picket Line breaks: fly¦ing picket

Definition of flying picket in English:


A person who, with others, travels to picket any workplace where there is an industrial dispute.
Example sentences
  • Mass pickets and flying pickets closed down pits across the country.
  • Strikes and flying pickets, mostly entirely unofficial, led to general strikes, defied the law, got dockers out of jail, put out the lights and brought down governments.
  • The Miners' Strike follows five flying pickets through their year of living dangerously.

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