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paddleboat

[pad-l-boht]
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noun
  1. a boat propelled by a paddle wheel.
  2. pedal boat.
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Origin of paddleboat

First recorded in 1870–75; paddle1 + boat
Related formspad·dle·boat·ing, noun
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Historical Examples

  • This paddleboat came throbbing towards where we were at anchor.

    The Sea and the Jungle

    H. M. Tomlinson