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 Second-hand.Second Wind (The), 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Second Sight.
 
The power of seeing things invisible to others; the power of foreseeing future events by means of shadows thrown before them. Many Highlanders claim this power, which the ancient Gaels called shadow-sight (taischitaraugh).   1
       
“Nor less availed his optic sleight,
And Scottish gift of second sight.”
       
Trumbull.
 


 Second-hand.Second Wind (The), 

 
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