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Second hand

DEFINITION

A.) Used. Pr-owned. Clothes or furnishings someone else gave away. “I donated my old clothes to a second hand store.”

B.) Indirectly. Spreading information that was  heard elsewhere and may or may not be true. Gossip (Contrast to From the horse’s mouth). “We have news about the robbery, but it’s just second hand information.”

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