skid-lid

skid lid

A padded used to protect the head of someone riding a bicycle, motorcycle, or other similar means of transportation. I wound up with a broken arm and some bruised ribs, but thank God I was wearing my skid lid, or it could have been a lot worse! Look at that guy! Zipping through red lights, weaving in and out of traffic, and not even wearing a skid lid!
See also: lid, skid

skid-lid

n. a motorcycle helmet. The law has no business telling me I gotta wear a skid-lid.
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At this time of year I pull on my skid-lid, saddle up and head on to the roads to spot Nodders, Wavers and Sulkers.