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paddleboat

noun pad·dle·boat \-ˌbōt\

: a small boat with paddle wheels that you turn by moving pedals with your feet like someone riding a bicycle

: a large, old-fashioned boat that moves along the water using a large paddle wheel usually turned by steam power

Full Definition of PADDLEBOAT

:  a boat propelled by a paddle wheel

First Known Use of PADDLEBOAT

1874

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