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side-wheel

[sahyd-hweel, -weel] /ˈsaɪdˌʰwil, -ˌwil/
adjective
1.
having a paddle wheel on each side, as a steamboat.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60
Related forms
side-wheeler, noun
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side-wheeler

noun
  1. A left-handed pitcher; southpaw (1910+ Baseball)
  2. (also sidewinder) A pacing horse; a pacer (1940s+ Horse racing)

[fr the side-wheel steamboat]


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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