seine

Definitions of seine
  1. noun
    a large fishnet that hangs vertically, with floats at the top and weights at the bottom
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    types:
    purse seine
    a seine designed to be set by two boats around a school of fish and then closed at the bottom by means of a line
    type of:
    fishing net, fishnet
    a net that will enclose fish when it is pulled in
  2. verb
    fish with a seine; catch fish with a seine
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    type of:
    fish
    catch or try to catch fish or shellfish
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