verb (used with object), seined, sein·ing.
verb (used without object), seined, sein·ing.
- seine river,
Origin of seine
Examples from the Web for seine
So I went to the Pitié-Salpêtrière Hospital a couple of miles away and across the Seine.
She has turned the London Tower Bridge and a floating glass boat over the Paris Seine into runways in the past.John Galliano in Talks With Oscar de la Renta; Kate Upton Felt Terrible About Swimsuit Cover|The Fashion Beast Team|August 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In 1732, one Henri Pitot was taking scientific measurements of the flow of the Seine.
A weathered man was playing the sax alongside the Seine as our cab turned into the Musée du Quai Branly.
I don't know how it is, but Burgundy here is not the same as Burgundy on the banks of the Seine.Spring Days|George Moore
It was one of his "Rivers of France," an illustration of the parting of lovers beneath stately trees on the banks of the Seine.In the Van; or, The Builders|John Price-Brown
St. Cloud is on the beautiful hill slope, looking down the valley of the Seine, with Paris in the distance.A Guest at the Ludlow and Other Stories|Edgar Wilson (Bill) Nye
They were flung into the Seine and the impostor was put in prison.Paris and its Story|Thomas Okey
He tied the neck of the sack firmly with seine twine and set it under the table.The Jack-Knife Man|Ellis Parker Butler
Word Origin for seine
Old English segne "drag-net," from West Germanic *sagina (cf. Old Saxon and Old High German segina), a borrowing of Latin sagena (source of French seine, 12c., which contributed to the form of the English word), from Greek sagene "a fishing net," also "a hunting net," of unknown origin.