- a person or thing that skids.
- Machinery. a type of four-wheel tractor equipped with a grapple, used to haul logs or timber, especially over rough terrain.
- a person who is moving toward or has reached a less desirable status, condition, etc.
- a vagrant who lives on the streets or frequents skid row.
Origin of skidder
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Examples from the Web for skidder
No; Mr. Puma, who was all art and heart, could not comprehend what Mr. Skidder was driving at.
You say,” he said to Skidder, “that Mr. Pawling will confirm what you have told me?
For argument––Skidder he has ever the air of one who does not care to sell.
He is sly, Mr. Skidder, like there never has been in my experience a man more sly.
While many who heard Don's question, laughed, Mr. Starr tried to explain to the twins what a skidder was and what use it was.Five Little Starrs in the Canadian Forest
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