verb (used with object), seined, sein·ing.
verb (used without object), seined, sein·ing.
Origin of seine
Related Words for seinedtroll, dragnet, drag, net, line, trawl, angle, chum, extricate, bob, cast, produce, bait, extract, find
Examples from the Web for seined
Historical Examples of seined
We boys had seined with uncle John's wagon cover in Elkrun in Ohio, and we understood the business.A Trip to California in 1853
When we seined, other slave owners would send some of their slaves to join ours and we then dividing the spoils of the catch.Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States
Work Projects Administration
Pools and riffles along ¼ mile of stream were seined in the early collections.
At station G-2 (August 29) twenty young-of-the-year were seined from the shallow narrow end of a large pool.
Sometimes two little strings with a silver bead at one end were fastened to the mask, and seined as mouthpieces.Sabbath in Puritan New England
Alice Morse Earle
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.