PICK'ET, noun A stake sharpened or pointed; used in fortification and encampments.
1. A narrow board pointed; used in making fence.
2. A guard posted in front of an army to give notice of the approach of the enemy.
3. A game at cards. [See Piquet.]
4. A punishment with consists in making the offender stand with one foot on a pointed stake.
PICK'ET, verb transitive To fortify with pointed stakes.
1. To inclose or fence with narrow pointed boards.
2. To fasten to a picket