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- n. Alternative form of sazhen.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A Russian measure of length equal to about seven English feet.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A fishing-net; a net.
- n. The fundamental unit of Russian long measure, fixed by a ukase of Peter the Great at 7 feet English measure. Also sajene.
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The drag-net or hauling-net (Gr. sagene), of great size, and requiring many men to work it.