Secondary Sec"ond*a*ry, n.; pl. {Secondaries}. 1. One who occupies a subordinate, inferior, or auxiliary place; a delegate or deputy; one who is second or next to the chief officer; as, the secondary, or undersheriff of the city of London. [1913 Webster]

Old Escalus . . . is thy secondary. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. (Astron.) (a) A secondary circle. (b) A satellite. [1913 Webster]

3. (Zo["o]l.) A secondary quill. [1913 Webster]

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