from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A track made of logs laid transversely about five feet apart that is used to haul logs to a loading platform or a mill.
  • noun Slang Skid row.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See road.

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 Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun US, lumbering A rough cleared right of way with logs embedded cross-wise on which logs being harvested would slide or be dragged or skidded.
  • noun US, lumbering Streets with facilities suitable for the recreational needs of lumberjacks.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a road made of logs on which freshly cut timber can be hauled
  • noun the district of a town frequented by loggers


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