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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A wheel placed at the side, as of a machine or a vehicle; specifically, one of a pair of paddle-wheels at the sides of a steam-vessel, as distinguished from the single stern-wheel used on some steamboats.
  • Having side-wheels: as, a side-wheel steamer.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Having a paddle wheel on each side; -- said of steam vessels.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Having a paddle wheel on each side; said of steam vessels.

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