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thirdhand

[thurd-hand]
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adjective
  1. previously used or owned by two successive people.
  2. (loosely) secondhand, especially in poor condition.
  3. obtained through two intermediates successively; twice removed from the original source.
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adverb
  1. after two other users or owners: He bought the guitar thirdhand.
  2. by way of several intermediate sources; indirectly.
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Origin of thirdhand

First recorded in 1545–55; third + hand
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