seine

See also: Seine

EnglishEdit

seining for salmon

EtymologyEdit

Old English seġne, from West Proto-Germanic *sagīna, from Latin sagēna, from Ancient Greek σαγήνη (sagēnē, 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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DutchEdit

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seine

  1. singular present subjunctive of seinen

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Latin sagēna, from Ancient Greek σαγήνη (sagēnē).

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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

JèrriaisEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

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seine f (plural seines)

  1. dragnet

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seine

  1. Alternative form of seien.
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