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the hand that indicates the seconds on a clock or watch.
an assistant or helper, as to a worker or foreman.
at second hand, from or through an intermediate source or means; secondhand:
She had the news at second hand.
previously owned or used
not from an original source or experience
dealing in or selling goods that are not new: a second-hand car dealer
from a source of previously owned or used goods: he prefers to buy second-hand
not directly: he got the news second-hand
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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