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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A paddle steamer having a paddle wheel on port and starboard

Usage examples (28)
  • Mary spotted the side-wheeler T.J. Potter at anchor awaiting the tide.
  • At last the side-wheeler "Sadie" was to leave for Nome, and what a commotion!
  • The legs are used the same as paddles on a side-wheeler, as in the illustration.
  • Along with the side-wheeler, fishing vessels and lumber barges crowded the harbor. for more
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