That which is peculiar; a sole or exclusive property; a prerogative; a characteristic.
A particular parish or church which is exempt from the jurisdiction of the ordinary.
Unusual; singular; rare; strange; as, the sky had a peculiarappearance.
Particular; individual; special; appropriate.
One's own; belonging solely or especially to an individual; not possessed by others; of private, personal, or characteristic possession and use; not owned in common or in participation.
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peculiarity \pe*cul`iar"i*ty\ (?), n.; pl. peculiarities (&?;).
1. the quality or state of being peculiar; individuality; singularity.
2. that which is peculiar; a special and distinctive characteristic or habit; particularity. the smallest peculiarity of temper on manner.
3. exclusive possession or right. [obs.] hall.