from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A hand for marking seconds on a clock or watch.
  • Received from another or a previous owner or user.
  • Not new; having been used or worn: as, a second-hand book; second-hand clothes.
  • Dealing in second-hand goods: as, a secondhand bookseller.
  • noun Matter derived from previous users.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Alternative spelling of secondhand.


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