from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A steamboat propelled by a paddle wheel at the stern.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A steamboat having a stern wheel instead of side wheels.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A steam-vessel propelled by one wheel, similar to a side-wheel, mounted astern: used for navigating shallow or narrow waters.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a paddle steamer having the paddle wheel in the stern
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