skid lid


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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!
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skid-lid

n. a motorcycle helmet. The law has no business telling me I gotta wear a skid-lid.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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