from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Travel accommodations ranking next below the highest or first class.
  • n. Second-class mail.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Alternative spelling of second-class.
  • proper n. The second-lowest rank in the Boy Scouts of America, between tenderfoot and first class


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