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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Peculiarity  \Pe*cul`iar"i*ty\,  n.;  pl  {Peculiarities}. 
  1.  The  quality  or  state  of  being  peculiar;  individuality; 
  singularity.  --Swift. 
  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.]  --Bp.  Hall. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  1:  an  odd  or  unusual  characteristic  [syn:  {distinctive  feature}] 
  2:  a  distinguishing  trait  [syn:  {specialness},  {specialty},  {speciality}, 
  3:  something  unusual  --  perhaps  worthy  of  collecting  [syn:  {curio}, 
  {curiosity},  {oddity},  {oddment},  {rarity}] 

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