seine

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English[edit]

seining for salmon

Etymology[edit]

Old English seġne, from West Proto-Germanic *sagīna, from Latin sagēna, from Ancient Greek σαγήνη (sagḗnē, dragnet), of unknown origin.

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seine (plural seines)

  1. A long net having floats attached at the top and sinkers (weights) at the bottom, used in shallow water for catching fish.
    • 1982, TC Boyle, Water Music, Penguin 2006, p. 169:
      They were too busy hauling at ropes, collectively drawing a large seine across the bay before them – and singing their hearts out.

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seine (third-person singular simple present seines, present participle seining, simple past and past participle seined)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) To use a seine, to fish with a seine.

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seine

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of seinen

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin sagēna, from Ancient Greek σαγήνη (sagḗnē).

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seine f (plural seines)

  1. seine (for fishing)

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seine

  1. first-person singular present indicative of seiner
  2. third-person singular present indicative of seiner
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of seiner
  4. first-person singular present subjunctive of seiner
  5. second-person singular imperative of seiner

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seine

  1. nominative feminine singular of sein
  2. nominative plural of sein
  3. accusative feminine singular of sein
  4. accusative plural of sein

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Jèrriais[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin sagēna, from Ancient Greek σαγήνη (sagḗnē, dragnet).

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seine f (plural seines)

  1. dragnet

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seine

  1. Alternative form of seien