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English Dictionary: seine by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
Seine
n
  1. a French river that flows through the heart of Paris and then northward into the English Channel
    Synonym(s): Seine, Seine River
  2. a large fishnet that hangs vertically, with floats at the top and weights at the bottom
v
  1. fish with a seine; catch fish with a seine
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Seine \Seine\, n. [F. seine, or AS. segene, b[?]th fr. L.
      sagena, Gr. [?][?][?][?].] (Fishing.)
      A large net, one edge of which is provided with sinkers, and
      the other with floats. It hangs vertically in the water, and
      when its ends are brought together or drawn ashore incloses
      the fish.
  
      {Seine boat}, a boat specially constructed to carry and pay
            out a seine.
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