Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A boat propelled by paddle-wheels.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The expansive Verona Park, designed by the Olmsted brothers in the 1920s, provides a kind of centerpiece to the township, with a picturesque lake offering paddle-boat rides, a boathouse, snack bar and gazebo.

    Verona's Small-Town Roots Prove a Draw

  • They used the planes to film a paddle-boat rendition of a French-English naval battle in Brooklyn's Gowanus Canal.

    Recycling Takes to Air

  • Manan Vatsyayana/AFP A man sleeps on a paddle-boat in the shade on a hot day in New Delhi, India, April 16, 2010.

    Mercury Rising in India

  • A man sleeps on a paddle-boat in the shade on a hot day in New Delhi, India, April 16, 2010.

    Mercury Rising in India

  • For many years, Johnson worked at the paddle-boat docks at the Tidal Basin near the Jefferson Memorial.

    District native returns as member of national equestrian circuit

  • Some great swell taking his leave, thinks I, for the folk on the smaller boats were singing "Auld Lang Syne" and giving three cheers, again and again, and as we stood off I could see a knot of people on the big paddle-boat, waving their hats.

    THE NUMBERS

  • A little flotilla, gay with bunting, was making for a big sea-going paddle-boat, there were banners flying, and people waving and hurrahing, and a tug was squirting its hoses high into the air, making watery rainbows in the sunlight, very pretty to see.

    THE NUMBERS

  • News at Eleven: Timmy was a paddle-boat, sound as a gong,/Not a worm in his timbers, fresh paint all over.

    News at Eleven: "Timmy was a paddle-boat,

  • Poetry & Poets in Rags: News at Eleven: Timmy was a paddle-boat

    News at Eleven: "Timmy was a paddle-boat,

  • With her oversized hands and paddle-boat feet, her streaky blond hair and funny green eyes, she lives a life filled with secrets that began before she was born.

    Archive 2009-04-01

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