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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Spe·cial·ty n.; pl. Specialties
 1. Particularity.
    Specialty of rule hath been neglected.   --Shak.
 2. A particular or peculiar case. [Obs.]
 3. Law A contract or obligation under seal; a contract by deed; a writing, under seal, given as security for a debt particularly specified.
    Let specialties be therefore drawn between us.   --Shak.
 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.