second hand

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1second hand

noun \ˌse-kən(d)-ˈhand\

Definition of SECOND HAND

:  an intermediate person or means :  intermediary —usually used in the phrase at second hand

First Known Use of SECOND HAND

15th century

2second hand

noun \ˈsek-ən(d)-ˌ\

Definition of SECOND HAND

:  the hand marking seconds on a timepiece

First Known Use of SECOND HAND

1759

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