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  • n. the second division into which the play of a game is divided

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Examples

  • Drogba hit a hat-trick in the second period to win the Golden Boot with 29 goals, and was even given the ball by Lampard to score from the spot when Chelsea's Ashley Cole was fouled in the area.

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  • From this second period we have the Vienna Passion, the St. Gall Passion, the oldest Frankfort Passion, and the Maestricht

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  • Red Wings during the second period of Game 5 of the NHL hockey Western Conference semifinals,

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  • They may be enttitled sequences of the transitional style, not of the transitional period; for many sequences of the transitional period still bear the distinct stamp of the older ones, and moreover, when sequences of the second period were in highest favour, some writers of prose utilized the structure of the early period, while employing rhyme according to the style of the second period.

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  • They made a lightning quick start to the second period as Nacewa engineered a break from a midfield ruck, cantered through and passed for Horgan to go for the left corner and stretch over under pressure from the covering Thompson.

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  • The second period comprises the kings from Achab to Jeroboam II

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  • "I'm glad Mrs. Abrams has a friend to share her interests," Dean said happily, reaching for the remote as the second period started.

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  • Then, not waiting till the second period of seven years 'service was terminated,

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  • A second period of eighteen months in the office of a notary,

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  • The second period embraces the age of the Carolingian and Othonian emperors, i.e., in round numbers a period of 200 years.

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