Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. otherwise, to the contrary.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In law, otherwise; contrariwise: used in reports to indicate a different or dissenting opinion or an exception.

Etymologies

Borrowed from the Latin. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Tanto studio miseriarum causas, et alimenta dolorum quaerimus, vitamque secus felicissimam, tristem et miserabilem efficimus.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Salicetus Godefridus, with others of that sect, allow of them; modo sint ad sanitatem quae a magis fiunt, secus non, so they be for the parties good, or not at all.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • In utramque partem dignissimum medicamentum, si recte utentur, secus venenum.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Helleborum album, qui secus spem non habent, non iis qui Syncopem timent, &c.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Aristotelismo innutritae, et minutis speculationibus assuetae, secus forsan, &c. Though they seem close to us, they are infinitely distant, and so per consequens, there are infinite habitable worlds: what hinders?

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Optimum est ad maniam et omnes melancholicos affactus, tum intra assumptum, tum extra, secus capiti cum linteolis in eo madefactis tepide admotutm.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • [344] Neque novum, neque mirum, neque secus quam alii solent.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Decurrit autem per quendam locum dictum Maron, ac secus stagnum quod diciter Mare Tyberiadis, ac subter montes

    The Voyages and Travels of Sir John Mandeville

  • In planicie huius vallis decurrit riuulus dictus torrens Cedron, secus quem habetur pulchra, et honorificata Ecclesia sacrosanctæ sepulturæ beatæ, et gloriosæ matris Christi: descenditur autem in

    The Voyages and Travels of Sir John Mandeville

  • Audistis statum magnatum et nobilium esse permagnificum, et gloriosum, sed sciatis longè secus esse apud communes et priuatos homines tam in ciuitatibus quam in forensibus totius Tartariae.

    The Voyages and Travels of Sir John Mandeville

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