seine

Part of speech: noun

Any large encircling fish- net.

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Usage examples "seine":

  1. The Seine was at last completely taken, and the public was allowed on the ice, which was very thick. - "My First Years As A Frenchwoman, 1876-1879", Mary King Waddington.
  2. We had no better success with the seine than before; nevertheless we did not return on board quite empty, having purchased a large quantity from the natives. - "A Voyage Towards the South Pole and Round the World, Volume 1", James Cook.
  3. How can I get to the Seine? - "Fromont and Risler, Complete", Alphonse Daudet Last Updated: March 3, 2009.