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From Middle English whelere, equivalent to wheel +‎ -er.


wheeler (plural wheelers)

  1. (obsolete) A wheelwright, a wheelmaker.
  2. Someone who operates a wheel.
  3. (archaic) A wheel horse.
  4. (used in combination with a preceding whole number) A vehicle having the specified number of wheels.
    • 1893, Arthur Conan Doyle, The Greek Interpreter:
      "Excellent," said Sherlock Holmes. "Send the boy for a four-wheeler, and we shall be off at once."

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