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paddle box

noun
1.
a structure enclosing a paddle wheel.
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  • Rollo had a great mind to ask him who the man on the paddle box was.

    Rollo on the Atlantic Jacob Abbott
  • Just then the pilot, from his lofty lookout on the paddle box, called out, "Port!"

    Rollo on the Atlantic Jacob Abbott
  • Rollo had a great mind to go on board himself, as there was a plank leading down from the pier to the top of the paddle box.

    Rollo in Paris Jacob Abbott
  • His head struck the paddle box; the wheel spun him round as he fell into the water.

    The Sweep Winner Nat Gould
  • There were good steps to go up, on the side of the paddle box.

    Rollo in Scotland Jacob Abbott
  • The gentleman then took it and carried it to the pilot, who was just then coming down from the paddle box and putting on his coat.

    Rollo on the Atlantic Jacob Abbott
  • When Hilbert went back to the paddle box with his half sovereign, it was about eleven o'clock.

    Rollo on the Atlantic Jacob Abbott
  • Some were seated upon a settee that was placed there against the side of the paddle box, and others were standing around them.

    Rollo on the Atlantic Jacob Abbott
  • The plan of the lottery, which the men at the paddle box were arranging, was this.

    Rollo on the Atlantic Jacob Abbott
  • The pilot went up upon the paddle box and gave orders to the helmsman how to steer, while the captain came down.

    Rollo on the Atlantic Jacob Abbott

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