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[skid-er] /ˈskɪd ər/
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.
  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.
Origin of skidder
1865-70; skid + -er1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for skidder
  • The roar of a tree skidder from a state-run logging operation echoed from the next ridge.
  • It doesn't go straight to the bank for their skidder payment.
  • Mechanized logging operations using a forward skidder on fuel breaks within the subdivision.
  • The co-worker then boarded the skidder and hauled the logs up the logging road to a waiting truck at the top of the mountain.
  • Mechanizing the extraction function of an animal logging system leads to the manual cable skidder system.
  • For smaller vegetation, a straight blade is satisfactory and a smaller tractor or rubber-tired skidder may be used.

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