The Secretary of the Navy that ordered a side-wheeler for a war ship must have been born and brought up in the backwoods.
She is a side-wheeler, pretty big, with several berths and a dining-room.
The legs are used the same as paddles on a side-wheeler, as in the illustration.
The Mississippi could not take a gunboat, because she was a side-wheeler.
At last the side-wheeler "Sadie" was to leave for Nome, and what a commotion!
She was a side-wheeler, and appeared to be a very handsome vessel.
Carpenter was in command of a Chinese Government despatch vessel—a side-wheeler—which was immediately under the Viceroy's orders.
The engine-room crew of a Mississippi steamer varies as the boat is a side-wheeler or a stern-wheeler.
Discuss the difference between a screw-steamship and a side-wheeler; a ship and a schooner.
He was a kind of side-wheeler, like the Mississippi River steamboats, and he could go like everything!
[fr the side-wheel steamboat]