American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A fishing seine that is drawn into the shape of a bag to enclose the catch.
- n. : a fishing seine having a purse cable which acts as a draw string for the bottom of the net allowing entire schools of fish to be enclosed and brought up. See "Purse Seine"
- n. a seine designed to be set by two boats around a school of fish and then closed at the bottom by means of a line
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Fishing nets and gear, and the people and craft that employ them.
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