skidder

noun
skid·​der | \ ˈski-dər How to pronounce skidder (audio) \

Definition of skidder

1 : one that skids or uses a skid
2 : a tractor used especially for hauling logs

First Known Use of skidder

1870, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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