seine

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1seine

noun \ˈsān\

Definition of SEINE

:  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

Other Hunting and Fishing Terms

chum, covert, creel, flense, pitfall, skulk, spoor, trawl

2seine

verb
seinedsein·ing

Definition of SEINE

intransitive verb
:  to fish with or catch fish with a seine
transitive verb
:  to fish for or in with a seine

First Known Use of SEINE

1836

Other Hunting and Fishing Terms

chum, covert, creel, flense, pitfall, seine, skulk, spoor, trawl

Seine

geographical name \ˈsān, ˈsen\

Definition of SEINE

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

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