- a road or path formed of logs, planks, etc., for sliding objects.
- a platform, usually inclined, for piling logs to be sawed or to be loaded onto a vehicle.
Origin of skidway
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Examples from the Web for skidway
By the skidway in the Puget Sound region is meant a corduroy road.Handwork in Wood</p>
Only the Beaver has no cant-hook to help him, and no skidway, either.Forest Neighbors</p>
William Davenport Hulbert
Sheridan mouthed his cigar, and the two turned into a skidway.The Promise
James B. Hendryx
Practically the only 80 wood in the construction was that employed in the skidway.The Radio Boys with the Revenue Guards
At the second skidway one of the sawyers slapped a stick of timber.The Boss of Wind River
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- a platform on which logs ready for sawing are piled
- a track made of logs for rolling objects along
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