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1911 Encyclopedia Britannica
Or SEAN (0. Fr. seigne, mod. seine, Lat. sagena, Gr. att-Hvn, a draw-net), a type of fishing net, consisting of an expanse of netting weighted at the bottom and floated at the top edge by corks, cast from a boat or ship to enclose a space of water and then drawn into the vessel or to shore.
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Chisholm, Hugh, General Editor. Entry for 'Seine (Net)'. 1911 Encyclopedia Britanica. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/bri/s/seine-net.html. 1910.