Spe"cial*ty (?), n.; pl. Specialties (#). [F. sp'ecialit'e. Cf. Speciality.]



Specialty of rule hath been neglected. Shak.


A particular or peculiar case.


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.).

Let specialties be therefore drawn between us. Shak.


That for which a person is distinguished, in which he is specially versed, or which he makes an object of special attention; a speciality.

Men of boundless knowledge, like Humbold, must have had once their specialty, their pet subject. C. Kingsley.


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