(?), n.;
pl. Specialties (#).
[F. spcialit. Cf. Speciality.] 1. Particularity.
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Specialty of rule hath been neglected.
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2. A particular or peculiar case. [Obs.]
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3. (Law) A contract or obligation under seal; a contract by deed; a writing, under seal, given as security for a debt particularly specified. Chitty. Bouvier. Wharton (Law Dict.).
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Let specialties be therefore drawn between us.
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4. That for which a person is distinguished, in which he is specially versed, or which he makes an object of special attention; a speciality.
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Men of boundless knowledge, like Humbold, must have had once their specialty, their pet subject.
C. Kingsley.
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