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- Pickett's Charge (with a capital 'C')
A reference to an event during the American Civil War, wherein sixteen thousand Confederate infantrymen attacked Union positions; the attack failed, with several thousand Confederate casualties.
- A valiant, futile frontal assault.
- A big battle.
- A bad decision.
- For usage examples of this term, see Citations:Pickett's charge.
- (valiant, futile frontal assault): Charge of the Light Brigade