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- n. Plural form of sidewheeler.
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Many of us, including the Choctaw, managed to fire on the sidewheelers and they were sunk promptly.
That's easy: Frank Lampard, better known as Frankie, the striking midfielder from Chelsea who ended the year with a best-ever 22 goals in the Premiership -- Lampard like a destroyer in a sea of tugboats and sidewheelers, or maybe like a shark ever-ready to feed upon a lesser species.
This demand was prompted by the voyages of the Sirius and Great Western, wooden-hulled sidewheelers which thrashed along at ten knots 'speed and crossed the Atlantic in fourteen to seventeen days.
At that day ocean steamers were rare, and what there were were sidewheelers.
Ancient Indian burial mounds punctuate rolling parkland, sidewheelers ply the river, and villages on either bank present fine examples of Steamboat Gothic, the ornate architectural style born in the heyday of river travel.