Definition of Specialty

Specialty of rule hath been neglected.
- Shak.
2.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.
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.
Men of boundless knowledge, like Humbold, must have had once their specialty, their pet subject.
- C. Kingsley.

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