Other definitions for side-wheel (2 of 2)
having a paddle wheel on each side, as a steamboat.
- side-wheeler, noun
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How to use sidewheel in a sentence
We marched to the levee and from there on board the big sidewheel steamer, Empress.The Story of a Common Soldier of Army Life in the Civil War, 1861-1865 | Leander Stillwell
The ancient sidewheel steamer was small and there were few passengers on the upper deck, forward.Janice Day | Helen Beecher Long
The old semaphore of Telegraph Hill would have worn itself out signaling sidewheel steamers had it still been in operation.A Wounded Name | Charles King
Of these steam frigates, six are screw, and three sidewheel.
British Dictionary definitions for sidewheel
one of the paddle wheels of a sidewheeler
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