Skidding
Skid Skid, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Skidded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Skidding}.] 1. To protect or support with a skid or skids; also, to cause to move on skids. [1913 Webster]

2. To check with a skid, as wagon wheels. --Dickens. [1913 Webster]

3. (Forestry) To haul (logs) to a skid and load on a skidway. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]


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  • skidding — skid·ding …   English syllables

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