• Skid Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) A runner (one or two) under some flying machines, used for landing.
  2. (v. t.) To haul (logs) to a skid and load on a skidway.
  3. (v. i.) To fail to grip the roadway; specif., to slip sideways on the road; to side-slip; -- said esp. of a cycle or automobile.
  4. (v.) Act of skidding; -- called also side slip.
  5. (v. i.) To slide without rotating; -- said of a wheel held from turning while the vehicle moves onward.
  6. (v. t.) To check with a skid, as wagon wheels.
  7. (n.) One of a pair of timbers or bars, usually arranged so as to form an inclined plane, as form a wagon to a door, along which anything is moved by sliding or rolling.
  8. (n.) Large fenders hung over a vessels side to protect it in handling a cargo.
  9. (n.) One of a pair of horizontal rails or timbers for supporting anything, as a boat, a barrel, etc.
  10. (n.) A shoe or clog, as of iron, attached to a chain, and placed under the wheel of a wagon to prevent its turning when descending a steep hill; a drag; a skidpan; also, by extension, a hook attached to a chain, and used for the same purpose.
  11. (v. t.) To protect or support with a skid or skids; also, to cause to move on skids.
  12. (n.) A piece of timber used as a support, or to receive pressure.

Slew, Slide, Slip, Slue,

• Ski Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) Same as Skee.

• Skiddaw Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) The black guillemot.

• Skidder Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) The foreman of a construction gang making a skid road.
  2. (n.) An engine for hauling the cable used in skidding logs.
  3. (n.) One that skids logs.
  4. (n.) One that skids; one that uses a skid;

Slider, Slipper,