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Kid vs. Skid

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Kidnoun

A young goat.

‘He treated the oxen like they didn't exist, but he treated the goat kid like a puppy.’;

Skidverb

(intransitive) To slide in an uncontrolled manner as in a car with the brakes applied too hard.

‘They skidded around the corner and accelerated up the street.’;

Kidnoun

Of a female goat, the state of being pregnant: in kid.

Skidverb

(transitive) To protect or support with a skid or skids.

Kidnoun

Kidskin.

Skidverb

(transitive) To cause to move on skids.

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Kidnoun

(uncountable) The meat of a young goat.

Skidverb

(transitive) To check or halt (wagon wheels, etc.) with a skid.

Kidnoun

A young antelope.

Skidnoun

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.

Kidnoun

(informal) a child (usually), teenager, or young adult; a juvenile

‘She's a kid. It's normal for her to have imaginary friends.’;

Skidnoun

A piece of timber used as a support, or to receive pressure.

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Kidnoun

(colloquial) An inexperienced person or one in a junior position.

Skidnoun

A runner (one or two) under some flying machines, used for landing.

Kidnoun

(nautical) A small wooden mess tub in which sailors received their food.

Skidnoun

A low movable platform for supporting heavy items to be transported, typically of two layers, and having a space between the layers into which the fork of a fork lift can be inserted; it is used to conveniently transport heavy objects by means of a fork lift; - a skid without wheels is the same as a pallet.

Kidnoun

(informal) A person whose childhood took place in a particular decade or area.

‘Only '90s kids will remember this toy.’; ‘He's been living in Los Angeles for years now, but he's a Florida kid.’;

Skidnoun

Declining fortunes; a movement toward defeat or downfall; - used mostly in the phrase on the skids and hit the skids.

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Kidnoun

(informal) One's son or daughter, regardless of age.

‘He was their youngest kid.’;

Skidnoun

Act of skidding; - called also side slip.

Kidnoun

(in the vocative) Used as a form of address for a child, teenager or young adult

‘No, kid, you didn't do anything wrong; they did!’;

Skidverb

To protect or support with a skid or skids; also, to cause to move on skids.

Kidnoun

(dated) A deception; an act of kidding somebody.

Skidverb

To check with a skid, as wagon wheels.

Kidnoun

A fagot; a bundle of heath and furze.

Skidverb

To haul (logs) to a skid and load on a skidway.

Kidverb

To make a fool of (someone).

Skidverb

To slide without rotating; - said of a wheel held from turning while the vehicle moves onward.

Kidverb

To dupe or deceive (someone).

Skidverb

To fail to grip the roadway; specif., to slip sideways on the road; to side-slip; - said esp. of a cycle or automobile.

Kidverb

To make a joke with (someone).

Skidnoun

one of a pair of planks used to make a track for rolling or sliding objects

Kidverb

(intransitive) Of a goat, to give birth to kids.

Skidnoun

a restraint provided when the brake linings are moved hydraulically against the brake drum to retard the wheel's rotation

Kidverb

To joke.

‘You're kidding!’; ‘Only kidding’;

Skidnoun

an unexpected slide

Kidnoun

A young goat.

‘The . . . leopard shall lie down with the kid.’;

Skidverb

slide without control;

‘the car skidded in the curve on the wet road’;

Kidnoun

A young child or infant; hence, a simple person, easily imposed on.

Skidverb

elevate onto skids

Kidnoun

A kind of leather made of the skin of the young goat, or of the skin of rats, etc.

Skidverb

apply a brake or skid to

Kidnoun

Gloves made of kid.

Skidverb

move obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner;

‘the wheels skidded against the sidewalk’;

Kidnoun

A small wooden mess tub; - a name given by sailors to one in which they receive their food.

Kidnoun

Among pugilists, thieves, gunfighters, etc., a youthful expert; - chiefly used attributively; as, kid Jones.

Kidnoun

A fagot; a bundle of heath and furze.

Kidverb

To bring forth a young goat.

Kidverb

See Kiddy, v. t.

Kid

of Kythe.

Kidnoun

a young person of either sex;

‘she writes books for children’; ‘they're just kids’; ‘`tiddler' is a British term for youngsters’;

Kidnoun

soft smooth leather from the hide of a young goat;

‘kid gloves’;

Kidnoun

English dramatist (1558-1594)

Kidnoun

a human offspring (son or daughter) of any age;

‘they had three children’; ‘they were able to send their kids to college’;

Kidnoun

young goat

Kidverb

tell false information to for fun;

‘Are you pulling my leg?’;

Kidverb

be silly or tease one another;

‘After we relaxed, we just kidded around’;

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