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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Second of Time (A).
 
The sixtieth part of an hour was called by the Romans scruplum, and the sixtieth part of a minute was scruplum secundum.   1
 


 Second Wind (The),Sec’ondary Colours. 

 
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