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Word: seine

Definition: seine net; net for catching fish

Sentences Containing 'seine'

A murky red and yellow sky, and a rising mist from the Seine, denoted the approach of darkness.
When I'm playful I use the meridians of longitude and parallels of latitude for a seine, and drag the Atlantic Ocean for whales!
You could have drawn a seine through his system and not caught curses enough to disturb your mother with.
``Why, they induced General Quesnel to go there, and General Quesnel, who quitted his own house at nineo'clock in the evening, was found the next day in the Seine.''
People are found every day in the Seine, having thrown themselves in, or having been drowned from not knowing how to swim.''
``Father, you know very well that the general was not a man to drown himself in despair, and people do not bathe in the Seine in the month of January.

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