paddleboat
noun Date: 1874 a boat propelled by a paddle wheel

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • paddleboat — /ˈpædlboʊt/ (say padlboht) noun 1. a boat propelled by a paddlewheel, especially one operated by pedals and used for pleasure. 2. → paddle steamer …   Australian English dictionary

  • paddleboat — paddleboating, n. /pad l boht /, n. 1. a boat propelled by a paddle wheel. 2. See pedal boat. [1870 75; PADDLE1 + BOAT] …   Useful english dictionary

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  • pad|dle|steam|er — «PAD uhl STEE muhr», noun. = paddleboat. (Cf. ↑paddleboat) …   Useful english dictionary

  • pedalo — noun (plural los) Etymology: French pédalo, from pédale pedal + o (perhaps as in meccano children s construction set) Date: 1945 chiefly British a small recreational paddleboat powered by pedals …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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