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seiner

[sey-ner]
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noun
  1. a person who fishes with a seine.
  2. a boat used in fishing with a seine.
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Origin of seiner

First recorded in 1595–1605; seine + -er1
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Examples from the Web for seiner

Historical Examples

  • When the circle is complete the two ends of the net meet at the seiner's stern.

    Poor Man's Rock

    Bertrand W. Sinclair

  • Every man watching knew what the seiner was about, in defiance of the law.

    Poor Man's Rock

    Bertrand W. Sinclair

  • Ob je einer einen Prediger in seiner Herberg fur sich predigen liess.

  • Generally a day in harbor is a day of loafing for the crew of a seiner; but it was not so altogether with us that day.

    The Seiners

    James B. (James Brendan) Connolly

  • And of course, too, no seiner could ever resist anybody who talks to him in a nice friendly way like that.

    The Seiners

    James B. (James Brendan) Connolly