“He'd be cutting this lumber, and they'd put it all up on what we called skids: the slack end of it, put it on skids.”
“Without beasts of burden they could not capitalize on the wheel (for individual workers on uneven terrain skids are nearly as effective as carts for hauling), and they never developed steel.”
“The key to Bush hitting the skids is when Rove loses his security clearance, and that’s when he gets indicted.”
“Notice how the guy in the blazer keeps doing those irritating little tailwhip skids, which is the fixed-gear cycling equivalent of a "doucheclamation point," or of saying the word "fuckin'" too much when you're telling a story:”
“Suzuki Kizashi hits the recall skids over dashboar”
“Suzuki Kizashi hits the recall skids over dashboard safety issue”
“Faced with the chore of dragging felled trees out of the forest to the mill, 19th century loggers built "skid roads" -- roads paved with "skids," usually railroad ties or heavy wooden planks.”
“We could not lift them directly to the top of the wall, but had to roll them up on "skids"; that is, on a pair of 14-foot logs which were laid against the top of the wall.”
“At intervals alongside the main road, small squares called _skidways_ are cleared of brush and in each of them two tree trunks, "skids," are laid at right angles to the road.”
“Imperial Regulations, but when the gun goes into action the elephant is made to kneel, and long "skids" are placed against the cradle upon which the gun rests, so as to form an inclined plane to the ground.”
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Terms defined in the glossary of Clifford W. Ashley's "Yankee Whaler".
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