verb (used with object), seined, sein·ing.
verb (used without object), seined, sein·ing.
Origin of seine
Examples from the Web for 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|Washington Bailey
At station G-2 (August 29) twenty young-of-the-year were seined from the shallow narrow end of a large pool.
Pools and riffles along ¼ mile of stream were seined in the early collections.
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
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
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Word Origin for seine
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Word Origin and History for seined
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.