skidway

[ skid-wey ]
/ ˈskɪdˌweɪ /

noun

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.

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Origin of skidway

An Americanism dating back to 1875–80; skid + way1

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British Dictionary definitions for skidway

skidway
/ (ˈskɪdˌweɪ) /

noun mainly US and Canadian

a platform on which logs ready for sawing are piled
a track made of logs for rolling objects along
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