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skidder

[ skid-er ]
/ ˈskɪd ər /
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noun

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.
Slang.
  1. a person who is moving toward or has reached a less desirable status, condition, etc.
  2. a vagrant who lives on the streets or frequents skid row.

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Origin of skidder

First recorded in 1865–70; skid + -er1
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