Speciality Spe`ci*al"i*ty, n.; pl. {Specialities}. [See {Special}, and {Specialty}.] 1. A particular or peculiar case; a particularity. --Sir M. Hale. [1913 Webster]

2. (Law) See {Specialty}, 3. [1913 Webster]

3. The special or peculiar mark or characteristic of a person or thing; that for which a person is specially distinguished; an object of special attention; a special occupation or object of attention; a specialty. [1913 Webster]

On these two general heads all other specialities are depedent. --Hooker. [1913 Webster]

Strive, while improving your one talent, to enrich your whole capital as a man. It is in this way that you escape from the wretched narrow-mindedness which is the characteristic of every one who cultivates his speciality. --Ld. Lytton. [1913 Webster]

We 'll say, instead, the inconsequent creature man, For that'a his speciality. --Mrs. Browning. [1913 Webster]

Think of this, sir, . . . remote from the impulses of passion, and apart from the specialities -- if I may use that strong remark -- of prejudice. --Dickens. [1913 Webster]

4. An attribute or quality peculiar to a species. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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