one of a pair of planks used to make a track for rolling or sliding objects
an unexpected slide
a restraint provided when the brake linings are moved hydraulically against the brake drum to retard the wheel's rotation
elevate onto skids
apply a brake or skid to
move obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner
slide without control
A shoe or clog, as of iron, attached to a chain, and placed under the wheel of a wagon to prevent its turning when descending a steep hill; a drag; a skidpan; also, by extension, a hook attached to a chain, and used for the same purpose.
A piece of timber used as a support, or to receive pressure.
Large fenders hung over a vessel's side to protect it in handling a cargo.
One of a pair of timbers or bars, usually arranged so as to form an inclined plane, as form a wagon to a door, along which anything is moved by sliding or rolling.
One of a pair of horizontal rails or timbers for supporting anything, as a boat, a barrel, etc.
To protect or support with a skid or skids; also, to cause to move on skids.