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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Peculiarity \Pe*cul`iar"i*ty\ (p[-e]*k[=u]l`y[a^]r"[i^]*t[y^]), n.; pl. Peculiarities (p[-e]*k[=u]l`y[a^]r"[i^]*t[i^]z). 1. The quality or state of being peculiar; individuality; singularity. --Swift. [1913 Webster] 2. That which is peculiar; a special and distinctive characteristic or habit; particularity. [1913 Webster] The smallest peculiarity of temper or manner. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster] 3. Exclusive possession or right. [Obs.] --Bp. Hall. [1913 Webster]