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sidewheeler

/ (ˈsaɪdˌwiːlə) /
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noun

a vessel, esp a river boat, propelled by two large paddle wheels, one on each sideCompare stern-wheeler

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  • Beau was throbbing up a wider Mississippi in a bigger-than-life sidewheeler.

    The Big Time|Fritz Reuter Leiber
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