kettling

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

kettling ‎(uncountable)

  1. A crowd control technique, used by police, where a hostile group of protesters or rioters are surrounded and not allowed to disperse, sometimes with the use of temporary fencing to corral and isolate portions of the group.

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Verb[edit]

kettling

  1. present participle of kettle

References[edit]

  • Amy Goodman; Marisa Holmes, Marina Sitrin, and Laurie Penny (October 3, 2011), “700 Arrested on Brooklyn Bridge as Occupy Wall Street Enters Third Week, Protests Grows Nationwide”[1], Democracy Now!, retrieved October 3, 2011