(sīd′wē′lər, -hwē′-)
A steamboat with a paddle wheel on each side.

side′-wheel′ adj.


having a paddle wheel on each side, as a steamboat.
side′-wheel`er, n.
References in classic literature ?
The very beautiful and substantial side-wheel steamship "Quaker City" has been chartered for the occasion, and will leave New York June 8th.
They also made large, fast side-wheel mail boats that transported Civil War soldiers, payroll, mail, passengers and cotton between St.
In the early morning of May 13, 1862, the side-wheel steamboat Planter left its dock in the Charleston, South Carolina, harbor and eased past an array of heavily armed Confederate fortifications toward the open sea.
The side-wheel excursion steamer Tashmoo was launched at Wyandotte.
In 1867 the Daily Alta California commissioned Mark Twain to cover the story of the world's first luxury cruise, a six-month round tour to the Holy Land from New York on board the Quaker City, an ex-Civil War Mississippi side-wheel paddle steamer.
The USS Saginaw, a wooden side-wheel steamer, served in Pacific and Asian waters between 1860 and 1870, during the period of the Opium Wars, the Taiping Rebellion, transportation of Confederate sailors to Central America, and the growing presence of American naval forces in Hawaii, before it finally sank in 1870 near a remote coral reef.
The optics include positive 1/4 MOA windage and elevation clicks on low-profile knobs with reset-to-zero function, side-wheel focus, fast-focus eyepiece adjustment and multicoated lenses with the reticle in the first focal plane.
The side-wheel paddle steamer PROBE Anne Corcscadden was carrying Union soldiers to New Orleans when it hit a coral reef.
It stops at the halfway point, which allows the top of the tailgate to line up on the horizontal with the side-wheel wells.
The side-wheel steamer Sultana, overloaded with recently released Union prisoners of war, exploded and sank.
We're going the way of the side-wheel steamer," he lamented.
an elegant social saloon salvaged from the side-wheel steamer China, which has been restored to its full gilded grandeur.