Origin of side-wheel
Related formsside-wheel·er, noun
Examples from the Web for side-wheel
The propeller, I have before said, is erroneously supposed to run more cheaply than the side-wheel.
Side-wheel ferries, driven by horse-power, plied between the river's mouth and the Queenston landing.The Story of Isaac Brock|Walter R. Nursey
She and her sister ship, the Choctaw, were side-wheel steamers altered into casemate ironclads with rams.The Civil War Through the Camera|Henry W. (Henry William) Elson
But speed has generally been deemed essential in this country, and the side-wheel is everywhere used.
We then crossed a fine iron bridge and went on board a side-wheel steamer.Around the World in Seven Months|Charles J. Gillis