Definition of Picqueted
1. picquet [v] - See also: picquet
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Literary usage of Picqueted
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. An Historical Review of the State of Ireland from the Invasion of that by Francis Plowden (1806)
"Numbers were daily scourged, picqueted, or otherwise put to pain to force confessions of concealed arms or plots. Outrageous acts of severity were often ..."
2. The History of Ireland: From the Treaty of Limerick to the Present Time by John Mitchel (1869)
"... till he actually fainted—picqueted a second time till he fainted again, and, as soon as he came to himself, picqueted a third time till he once more ..."
3. Memoirs of the Life and Times of the Rt. Hon. Henry Grattan by Henry Grattan (1849)
"... till he actually fainted! picqueted again till he fainted! picqueted a third time till he fainted! upon mere suspicion! Nor was this the only species of ..."
4. The Impeachment of the House of Brunswick by Charles Bradlaugh (1891)
"He had known a man, in order to extort a confession of a supposed crime or of that of some of his neighbours, picqueted till he actually ..."
5. The history of Ireland: from the treaty of Limerick to the present time by John Mitchel (1869)
"He had known a man, in order to extort confession of a supposed crime, or of that of some of his neighbours, picqueted till he actually ..."
6. Political Essays by Charles Bradlaugh (1887)
"He had known a man, in order to extort a confession of a supposed crime, or of that of some of his neighbors, picqueted till he actually ..."