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sidewheel

[ sahyd-hweel, -weel ]
/ ˈsaɪdˌʰwil, -ˌwil /
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noun Nautical.
either of a pair of paddle wheels on the sides of a vessel.
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Origin of sidewheel

First recorded in 1825–35; side1 + wheel

Other definitions for sidewheel (2 of 2)

side-wheel
[ sahyd-hweel, -weel ]
/ ˈsaɪdˌʰwil, -ˌwil /

adjective
having a paddle wheel on each side, as a steamboat.

Origin of side-wheel

First recorded in 1855–60

OTHER WORDS FROM side-wheel

side-wheeler, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for sidewheel

sidewheel
/ (ˈsaɪdˌwiːl) /

noun
one of the paddle wheels of a sidewheeler
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