from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A track made of logs laid transversely about five feet apart that is used to haul logs to a loading platform or a mill.
- n. Slang Skid row.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A rough cleared right of way with logs embedded cross-wise on which logs being harvested would slide or be dragged or skidded.
- n. Streets with facilities suitable for the recreational needs of lumberjacks.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- A road along which logs are dragged to the skidway or landing; -- called also travois road or travoy road.
- A road having partly sunken transverse logs (called skids) at intervals of about five feet.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See road.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a road made of logs on which freshly cut timber can be hauled
- n. the district of a town frequented by loggers
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