paddle fan

noun

Definition of paddle fan

: an electric ceiling fan with paddle-shaped vanes

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First Known Use of paddle fan

1902, in the meaning defined above

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“Paddle fan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/paddle%20fan. Accessed 21 Jun. 2021.

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