Oh, father,” cried Polly in alarm, “these are my second-best boots!
I had the feeling that I had come off second-best in the encounter.
Did you ever feel like arguing with a gentleman when you had on your second-best clothes and no ruffle?
She was in sober, every-day serge now, and pulling on her second-best cloak.
I kept a detaining arm on Peter's sleeve,—his second-best ...