Definition of skid road in English:

skid road

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North American
  • 1A road formed of skids along which logs were hauled.
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    • The impetus for minimizing the length of the skid roads was considerable.
    • Ginger and I spent a day clearing some 500 feet of the old skid roads over the Memorial Day weekend.
    • The trails are old skid roads winding through young trees and offer views of the surrounding area.
  • 1.1 historical A part of a town frequented by loggers.
  • 2 another term for skid row.
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    • Although Latinos control the cocaine trade in the Downtown Eastside, officers have been vilified by advocacy groups for shaking down suspects on skid road.
    • Yet only about 3 percent of alcoholics are on skid road.

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