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seiner

[sey-ner] /ˈseɪ nər/
noun
1.
a person who fishes with a seine.
2.
a boat used in fishing with a seine.
Origin of seiner
1595-1605
1595-1605; seine + -er1
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  • The gill-netters hung on the seiner's heels, because where the purse seine could get a haul so could they.

    Poor Man's Rock Bertrand W. Sinclair
  • When the circle is complete the two ends of the net meet at the seiner's stern.

    Poor Man's Rock Bertrand W. Sinclair
  • Every man watching knew what the seiner was about, in defiance of the law.

    Poor Man's Rock Bertrand W. Sinclair
  • Not all were loafers exactly––three or four were simply waiting around before shipping on some seiner for the mackerel season.

    The Seiners James B. (James Brendan) Connolly
  • And of course, too, no seiner could ever resist anybody who talks to him in a nice friendly way like that.

    The Seiners James B. (James Brendan) Connolly
  • Generally a day in harbor is a day of loafing for the crew of a seiner; but it was not so altogether with us that day.

    The Seiners James B. (James Brendan) Connolly
  • Ob je einer einen Prediger in seiner Herberg fur sich predigen liess.

  • The crews were busy with picaroons forking salmon out of the seiner into the tender's hold.

    Poor Man's Rock Bertrand W. Sinclair
  • Under cover of the night the fishermen took pattern from the seiner's example.

    Poor Man's Rock Bertrand W. Sinclair
  • seiner trusted belladonna more than any other remedy; so also Rilliet and Barthez.

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