skid road

noun

Definition of skid road

1 : a road along which logs are skidded
2a Western US : the part of a town frequented by loggers
b : skid row

First Known Use of skid road

1880, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Skid road.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/skid%20road. Accessed 2 Aug. 2021.

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