Wheel"er (?), n.

1.

One who wheels, or turns.

2.

A maker of wheels; a wheelwright.

[Obs.]

3.

A wheel horse. See under Wheel.

4. Naut.

A steam vessel propelled by a paddle wheel or by paddle wheels; -- used chiefly in the terms side-wheeler and stern-wheeler.

5.

A worker on sewed muslin.

[Eng.]

6. Zool.

The European goatsucker.

[Prov. Eng.]

 

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