: of or being a steamer having a paddle wheel on each side
side-wheeler noun

Word History

First Known Use

1846, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of side-wheel was in 1846

Dictionary Entries Near side-wheel

Cite this Entry

“Side-wheel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/side-wheel. Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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