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SECOND. A measure equal to one sixtieth part of a minute. Vide Measure.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Muniyappa, to install cushioned seats in second-class compartments during the latter's visit to Mumbai in October last year.
Gordon Lishman, director-general of Age Concern England, said: "Sadly, too many older people in need of public services are currently treated as second-class citizens."
Jackson Lee opposes temporary worker programs because she believes they inevitably result in second-class status, in which workers can't enforce labor rights or use social benefits, if indeed they're entitled to them at all.
In effect, it is obvious that they will regard all mail as second-class but will charge a premium to those customers (that means all of us) who will wish to receive the sort of service we should be getting anyway!
The Hardwick ruling, heralded by the Reagan administration, has since been used as a weapon by homophobic lower-court judges who read Hardwick as proof that gays do not have sexual privacy rights, and that singling them out for second-class treatment is constitutional.
And community papers will soon learn if their pressure has helped kill a controversial second-class reclassification proposal favored by some big national newspapers and magazines.
Their civilian status within a sworn organization and their physical isolation from other personnel reinforced this perception of being second-class citizens.
From Paris to Tours, second-class one-way fares run about $32 to $40.
According to him, 18 monarchs were moved from third class to second-class status, while 55 had been graded to third class.
A SENIOR yesterday claimed anyone who votes No in the referendum is content to be a "second-class" Scot.
"The larger price increase on second-class stamps indicates consumers and businesses switch to second class as a result of price increases.