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seine

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noun \ˈsān\

Definition of seine

  1. :  a large net with sinkers on one edge and floats on the other that hangs vertically in the water and is used to enclose and catch fish when its ends are pulled together or are drawn ashore



Origin of seine

Middle English, from Old English segne, from Latin sagena, from Greek sagēnē


First Known Use: before 12th century

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seine

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Definition of seine

seinedseining

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to fish with or catch fish with a seine

  3. transitive verb
  4. :  to fish for or in with a seine



1836

First Known Use of seine

1836

Other Hunting and Fishing Terms


Seine

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geographical name \ˈsān, ˈsen\

Definition of Seine

  1. river 480 miles (772 kilometers) N France flowing NW into Bay of the Seine (inlet of English Channel)




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