Second-hand



noun
1.
the hand that indicates the seconds on a clock or watch.
2.
an assistant or helper, as to a worker or foreman.
Idioms
3.
at second hand, from or through an intermediate source or means; secondhand:
She had the news at second hand.
adjective
1.
previously owned or used
2.
not from an original source or experience
3.
dealing in or selling goods that are not new: a second-hand car dealer
adverb
4.
from a source of previously owned or used goods: he prefers to buy second-hand
5.
not directly: he got the news second-hand
noun
1.
a pointer on the face of a timepiece that indicates the seconds Compare hour hand, minute hand
see: at second hand

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