skid road

noun

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

Word History

First Known Use

1880, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of skid road was in 1880

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Cite this Entry

“Skid road.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/skid%20road. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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