from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One that wheels.
  • n. A thing that moves on or is equipped with wheels or a wheel. Often used in combination: a three-wheeler; a paddle-wheeler.
  • n. A wheel horse.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. a wheelwright, a wheelmaker
  • n. someone who operates a wheel
  • n. a wheel horse
  • n. A vehicle having the specified number of wheels.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who wheels, or turns.
  • n. A maker of wheels; a wheelwright.
  • n. A wheel horse. See under Wheel.
  • n. A steam vessel propelled by a paddle wheel or by paddle wheels; -- used chiefly in the terms side-wheeler and stern-wheeler.
  • n. A worker on sewed muslin.
  • n. The European goatsucker.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who wheels.
  • n. A maker of wheels; a wheelwright.
  • n. A wheel-horse, or other animal driven in the place of one.
  • n. A worker of wheelwork on sewed muslin.
  • n. That which is provided with a wheel or wheels: used in composition: as, a stern-wheeler; a side-wheeler.
  • n. Same as wheel-bird.
  • n. the horse (or mule) on the left-hand side, often ridden.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a draft horse harnessed behind others and nearest the wheels of a vehicle
  • n. Scottish archaeologist (1890-1976)
  • n. the man at the outermost end of the rank in wheeling
  • n. someone who makes and repairs wooden wheels
  • n. a person who rides a bicycle


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