ETYM Icel. skîth a billet of wood. Related to Shide.
An unexpected slide; SYN. slip, sideslip.
Splav, kompa, trajekt.
1. To slide sideways; SYN. slip, slue, slew, slide.
2. To slide without control, as of a car that does not grip the road.
3. To apply a brake or skid to.
4. To elevate onto skids.