sidewheel

[sahyd-hweel, -weel]

Origin of sidewheel

First recorded in 1825–35; side1 + wheel

side-wheel

[sahyd-hweel, -weel]
adjective
  1. having a paddle wheel on each side, as a steamboat.

Origin of side-wheel

First recorded in 1855–60
Related formsside-wheel·er, noun
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sidewheel

noun
  1. one of the paddle wheels of a sidewheeler
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