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second hand

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noun \ˌse-kən(d)-ˈhand\

Definition of second hand

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

First Known Use of second hand

15th century


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second hand

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noun \ˈsek-ən(d)-ˌ\

Definition of second hand

  1. :  the hand marking seconds on a timepiece

First Known Use of second hand

1759


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