Definition of Picquets
1. picquet [n] - See also: picquet
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Literary usage of Picquets
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Contemporary Memoirs of Russia, from the Year 1727-1744 by Cristof Hermann Manstein (1856)
"... caused to advance within half cannon-shot, the three battalions of foot-guards, three regiments of infantry, two of dragoons, 400 men from the picquets, ..."
2. The Royal Military Calendar, Or Army Service and Commission Book: Containing by Philippart, John, 1784-1875 (1820)
"This regiment soon arrived, and Lord Paget immediately wheeled it into line in the rear of the picquets. The latter then charged the enemy, supported by the ..."
3. Medical Topography of Upper Canada by John Douglas (1819)
"By means of advanced picquets, a long chain of communication was maintained in the woods; and every position which the troops occupied was guarded in a ..."
4. The Diary of Sir John Moore by John Moore (1904)
"I have therefore given it strongly as my opinion to General Campbell that we ought to post our picquets at sunset as if we intended to pass the night, ..."
5. Governors Messages and Letters by Indiana Governor (1922)
"They have also embodied their militia, and keep picquets out round the town. I have the honor to be, sir, your most obedient humble servant. ..."
6. Memoirs of Field Marshal Sir Henry Wylie Norman by William Lee-Warner (1908)
"... June 23—picquets established in Sabzi Mandi—Reinforcements arrive—Neville Chamberlain becomes Adjutant-General— Mutinous conduct of some of the 4th Sikh ..."