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Specialty


SPECIALTY, noun

1. Particularity. specialty of rule hat been neglected.

2. A particular or peculiar case. Note. This word is now Little Used in the senses above. Its common acceptation is,

3. A special contract; an obligation or bond; the evidence of a debt by deed or instrument under seal. Such a debt is called a debt by specialty in distinction from simple contract.