Stern-wheeler
Stern-wheeler Stern"-wheel`er, n. A steamboat having a stern wheel instead of side wheels. [Colloq. U.S.] [1913 Webster]

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  • stern-wheeler — ☆ stern wheeler [stʉrn′hwēl΄ər, stʉrn′wēl΄ər ] n. a steamboat propelled by a paddle wheel at the stern * * * stern wheel·er (stûrnʹhwē lər, wē lər) n. A steamboat propelled by a paddle wheel at the stern. * * * …   Universalium

  • stern-wheeler — ☆ stern wheeler [stʉrn′hwēl΄ər, stʉrn′wēl΄ər ] n. a steamboat propelled by a paddle wheel at the stern …   English World dictionary

  • stern-wheeler — ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun : a paddle steamer having a stern wheel instead of side wheels * * * stern wheelˈer noun (US) A small vessel with one large paddlewheel at the stern • • • Main Entry: ↑stern …   Useful english dictionary

  • stern-wheeler — noun Date: 1855 a steamboat driven by a single paddle wheel at the stern …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Wheeler — Wheel er, n. [1913 Webster] 1. One who wheels, or turns. [1913 Webster] 2. A maker of wheels; a wheelwright. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 3. A wheel horse. See under {Wheel}. [1913 Webster] 4. (Naut.) A steam vessel propelled by a paddle wheel or by… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • wheeler — /ˈwilə/ (say weeluh) noun 1. someone or something that wheels. 2. something provided with a wheel or wheels, usually of a specified kind or number: a side wheeler; a stern wheeler; two wheeler. 3. that one of a team of horses which is harnessed… …   Australian English dictionary

  • stern-wheel — /ˈstɜn wil/ (say stern weel) adjective propelled by a paddle wheel at the stern. –stern wheeler, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • wheeler — /hwee leuhr, wee /, n. 1. a person or thing that wheels. 2. a person who makes wheels; wheelwright. 3. something provided with a wheel or wheels (usually used in combination): a four wheeler; a stern wheeler. 4. See wheel horse (def. 1). [1350… …   Universalium

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