[ sahyd-hweel, -weel ]
/ ˈsaɪdˌʰwil, -ˌwil /
having a paddle wheel on each side, as a steamboat.
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Origin of side-wheel
First recorded in 1855–60
OTHER WORDS FROM side-wheelside-wheel·er, noun
Words nearby side-wheel
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British Dictionary definitions for sidewheeler
/ (ˈsaɪdˌwiːlə) /
a vessel, esp a river boat, propelled by two large paddle wheels, one on each sideCompare stern-wheeler
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