from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Pickett, Bill 1871-1932. American rodeo star and actor who gained fame as a member of an internationally popular traveling rodeo show. In 1971 he became the first African-American cowboy inducted into the Cowboy Hall of Fame.
  • Pickett, George Edward 1825-1875. American Confederate general known for leading the disastrous Pickett's Charge at Gettysburg (1863), in which three fourths of his troops were lost.

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  • n. American Confederate general known for leading a disastrous charge at Gettysburg (1825-1875)


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