What is SECOND?

This term, as used in law, may denote either sequence in point of time or inferiority or postponement iu respect to rank, lien, order, or privilege. As to second “Cousin,” “Deliverance,” “Distress,” “Lien,” “Mortgage,” and “Sur- charge.” see those titles. As to “Secondhand Evidence,” see EVIDENCE.AS to “Second of Exchange,” see FIRST.

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