thirdhand

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adjective third·hand \ˈthərd-ˈhand\

Definition of thirdhand

  1. 1 :  received from or through two intermediaries thirdhand information

  2. 2a :  acquired after being used by two previous ownersb :  dealing in thirdhand merchandise

First Known Use of thirdhand

1598

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