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skidway

[skid-wey] /ˈskɪdˌweɪ/
noun
1.
a road or path formed of logs, planks, etc., for sliding objects.
2.
a platform, usually inclined, for piling logs to be sawed or to be loaded onto a vehicle.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80, Americanism; skid + way
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skidway

/ˈskɪdˌweɪ/
noun (mainly US & Canadian)
1.
a platform on which logs ready for sawing are piled
2.
a track made of logs for rolling objects along
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