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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Skid.
 
A drag to check the wheels of a carriage, cart, etc., when going down hill. (Anglo-Saxon, scid, a splinter.)   1
 


 Skibbereen Eagle (The).Skiddaw. 

 
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