(Sec"ond*ly), adv. In the second place.
(||Se*con"do) (se*kon"do; It. sa*kon"do), n. [It.] (Mus.) The second part in a concerted piece.
(Sec"ond-rate`) a. Of the second size, rank, quality, or value; as, a second-rate ship; second-
rate cloth; a second-rate champion. Dryden.
(Sec"ond-sight`) n. The power of discerning what is not visible to the physical eye, or of
foreseeing future events, esp. such as are of a disastrous kind; the capacity of a seer; prophetic vision.
He was seized with a fit of second- sight.Addison.
Nor less availed his optic sleight,Trumbull.
And Scottish gift of second-sight.
(Sec"ond-sight`ed), a. Having the power of second-sight. [R.] Addison.
(Se"cre) a. Secret; secretive; faithful to a secret. [Obs.]
To be holden stable and secre.Chaucer.
(Se"cre), n. A secret. [Obs.] Chaucer.
(Se"cre*cy) n.; pl. Secrecies [From Secret.]
1. The state or quality of being hidden; as, his movements were detected in spite of their secrecy.
The Lady Anne,Shak.
Whom the king hath in secrecy long married.
2. That which is concealed; a secret. [R.] Shak.
3. Seclusion; privacy; retirement. "The pensive secrecy of desert cell." Milton.
4. The quality of being secretive; fidelity to a secret; forbearance of disclosure or discovery.
It is not with public as with private prayer; in this, rather secrecy is commanded than outward show.Hooker.
(Se"cre*ly) adv. Secretly. [Obs.] Chaucer.
(Se"cre*ness), n. Secrecy; privacy. [Obs.] Chaucer.