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The other mark in gold indicates best; in blue or red, second-best.
Today it is called "England's second-best cheese," second after Stilton, of course.
THE COMPLETE BOOK OF CHEESEROBERT CARLTON BROWN
"I've hit on something at last," cried Charles exultantly, throwing himself down on my second-best armchair.
Over Mrs. Dunne's second-best shawl it was that the difficulty arose.
The Sawyer was pleased with their kindness, but thought that his second-best whiskey met the merits of the case.
EREMAR. D. BLACKMORE
A: There are two prizes on each subject, one for the best and the other for the second-best essays.
Therefore, do not give all the energy of your lives to amassing the second-best riches.
Buying the best work or even the second-best work of the best painters was out of the question.
THE PATIENT OBSERVERSIMEON STRUNSKY
For although the promoter had once met Mather's father and come off second-best, with the elder Wayne he had been easily master.
THE BARRIERALLEN FRENCH
Fixed laws are thus a second-best:37 assuming that you cannot obtain a true scientific, artistic, Governor.

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