noun, plural se·condes [si-kondz; French suh-gawnd] /sɪˈkɒndz; French səˈgɔ̃d/. Fencing.
Origin of seconde
Examples from the Web for seconde
If, however, the attack has been made under instead of over the hand, then the proper parade would have been seconde.How to Fence|Aaron A. Warford
This done, withdraw the seconde of the lower ordre fro the figure above his hede of e omyst ordre, and wirche as before.The Earliest Arithmetics in English|Anonymous
In the seconde yere of the reygne of our most naturall souerayne lorde kge Henry the eyght.The cforte of louers|Stephen Hawes
If you do remember the first and seconde conclusions, then is there no difficultie in this, for it is in maner the same woorke.The Path-Way to Knowledg|Robert Record
Buried Creature, daughter of Agnes Mathews, syngle woman, the seconde childe.Curiosities of Puritan Nomenclature|Charles W. Bardsley