Pronunciation: (skid'ur), [key]
1. a person or thing that skids.
2. Mach.a type of four-wheel tractor equipped with a grapple, used to haul logs or timber, esp. over rough terrain.
a. a person who is moving toward or has reached a less desirable status, condition, etc.
b. a vagrant who lives on the streets or frequents skid row.
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