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.