Spe"cial*ty (?), n.; pl. Specialties (#). [F. sp'ecialit'e. Cf. Speciality.]
Specialty of rule hath been neglected.
A particular or peculiar case.
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.
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.
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