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See also: third hand
- Having been relayed by two intermediate sources.
2008 April 2, The New York Times, “Talks May End Mugabe’s Rule in Zimbabwe”, in New York Times:
- Harare, the capital, was abuzz on Tuesday with such so-called insider accounts, each one undoubtedly taking new plot twists as they went from secondhand to thirdhand and further on.
- Having had two previous owners.
- By two intermediates.