Definition of Seine
a large weighted fishing net cast in the water under the ship or boat
Examples of Seine in a sentence
After casting the seine into the ocean, the boat waited on the surface for the fish to be caught in the netting before being raised. 🔊
The lobster crew was dismayed after strenuously pulling up the seine and only seeing a few lobsters in the net. 🔊
Sometimes a few minnows get stuck in the seine as the entire net floats from the bottom of the boat to the ocean floor. 🔊
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