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sec•ond hand



Pronunciation: (sek'und hand" for 1; sek'und hand' for 2, 3), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/second-hand.html on line 83 [key]
1. the hand that indicates the seconds on a clock or watch.
2. an assistant or helper, as to a worker or foreman.
3. at second hand, from or through an intermediate source or means; secondhand: She had the news at second hand.

sec•ond•hand



Pronunciation: (sek'und-hand'), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/second-hand.html on line 111 [key]
adj.
1. not directly known or experienced; obtained from others or from books: Most of our knowledge is secondhand.
2. previously used or owned: secondhand clothes.
3. dealing in previously used goods: a secondhand bookseller.

adv.
1. after another user or owner: He bought it secondhand.
2. indirectly; at second hand: He heard the news secondhand.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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  • Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/second-hand.html on line 174 second hand (Thesaurus)

 

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