Definition of Speciality

n.1.A particular or peculiar case; a particularity.
2.(Law) See Specialty, 3.
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.
On these two general heads all other specialities are depedent.
- Hooker.
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.
We 'll say, instead, the inconsequent creature man, -
For that'a his speciality.
- Mrs. Browning.
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.
4.An attribute or quality peculiar to a species.

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