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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How to use skidway in a sentence
Finally in looking over a skidway he noticed that one log had not been blue-pencilled across the end.
The following day he culled a log in another and distant skidway whose butt showed a slant of a good six inches.
The day following he culled another of the same sort on still another skidway.
Nevertheless, after finishing conscientiously skidway number one, he moved on to skidway number two.
Some distance above the river the slope was gradual, and it was necessary to haul the logs to the skidway he had built.The Girl From Keller's | Harold Bindloss
British Dictionary definitions for skidway
a platform on which logs ready for sawing are piled
a track made of logs for rolling objects along
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