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[suh-kuhn-duh s] /səˈkʌn dəs/
(in prescriptions) second.
Origin of secundus
Borrowed into English from Latin around 1820-30 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • You have started an important question, said secundus, and who so able to discuss it as yourself?

  • secundus was a stout seaman, and owned his own vessel when he was yet a young man.

    Micah Clarke Arthur Conan Doyle
  • This is a beautiful allusion to a little poem among the Elegies of secundus.

  • You did me justice, my dearest secundus, in confiding in my affection towards you.

  • Fleming secundus is his particular chum, and after the first bitterness of disappointment, secundus returned to his allegiance.

  • A door opened in the wall to his right, and secundus stepped through.

    Freudian Slip Franklin Abel
  • Urquhart considered it as good as bought, but secundus returned it to him next day.

  • "Approximately one and a quarter days have gone by at the Earth's normal rate since Primus lost his memory," secundus said.

    Freudian Slip Franklin Abel
  • The charcoal-burner exclaims “secundus accessit” and so with the third, whereupon they all confess.

    The Kath Sarit Sgara Somadeva Bhatta

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