Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A boat specially designed or used for holding, carrying, or paying out a seine.

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Examples

  • August rode down to the Store with the Consul, made a few purchases consisting of tobacco, coffee and cakes for his shepherds, went down to see how the two lads were getting along with their cleaning up of the seine-boat, and at length made his way up to his mountain pasturage, choosing a short cut by way of the church.

    The Road Leads On

  • The seine-boat pushes off and the lord sits there gripping a pair of those colossal oars and using them like any able hand.

    The Road Leads On

  • The seine-master, feeling that the school of mackerel had been inclosed, turned the seine-boat towards the dory and, under the powerful arms of the fishermen, the circle was soon completed.

    The Boy With the U. S. Fisheries

  • Then, as the sailing vessel lurched upon them, the boy noted that the seine-master and the fisherman at the stern of the seine-boat leaped for the martingale shrouds and held them.

    The Boy With the U. S. Fisheries

  • Roote, the only one left in the seine-boat, had been the last to see the oncoming ship.

    The Boy With the U. S. Fisheries

  • He took half a dozen quick steps to the stern and leaped over the quarter, judging the distance so accurately that he landed fair on the foremost thwart of the seine-boat as she dropped astern, a couple of the men catching him as he jumped.

    The Boy With the U. S. Fisheries

  • The _Shiner_ sped out to sea, cleaving the water at thirteen knots an hour easily, although her thirty-six-foot seine-boat was towing after her.

    The Boy With the U. S. Fisheries

  • The seine-boat was dropping astern as fast as one of the crew, who remained on deck, could pay out the painter, but the seine-master gave no heed to the rapid departure of the boat.

    The Boy With the U. S. Fisheries

  • The words were scarcely spoken, when four of the men had the dory over the starboard rail, while eight of the men tailed on to the painter of the seine-boat and brought it to the port fore-rigging.

    The Boy With the U. S. Fisheries

  • As he set a hand upon the spokes and spun them round, a tall gray ship towered above them from the side on which was the seine-boat, and seemed to hang poised a moment on the crest of a sea before the final crash.

    The Boy With the U. S. Fisheries

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