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third•hand



Pronunciation: (thûrd'hand'), [key]
adj.
1. previously used or owned by two successive people.
2. (loosely) secondhand, esp. in poor condition.
3. obtained through two intermediates successively; twice removed from the original source.

adv.
1. after two other users or owners: He bought the guitar thirdhand.
2. by way of several intermediate sources; indirectly.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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