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second division

noun Sports.
  1. the half of a league comprising the teams having the poorest records at a particular time.
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Origin of second division

First recorded in 1895–1905
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Historical Examples

  • You needn't be so stuffy, dad, because her father's only a second-division clerk at the Treasury.

    Mr. Prohack

    E. Arnold Bennett