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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Particular \Par*tic"u*lar\, n. 1. A separate or distinct member of a class, or part of a whole; an individual fact, point, circumstance, detail, or item, which may be considered separately; as, the particulars of a story. [1913 Webster] Particulars which it is not lawful for me to reveal. --Bacon. [1913 Webster] It is the greatest interest of particulars to advance the good of the community. --L'Estrange. [1913 Webster] 2. Special or personal peculiarity, trait, or character; individuality; interest, etc. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] For his particular I'll receive him gladly. --Shak. [1913 Webster] If the particulars of each person be considered. --Milton. [1913 Webster] Temporal blessings, whether such as concern the public . . . or such as concern our particular. --Whole Duty of Man. [1913 Webster] 3. (Law) One of the details or items of grounds of claim; -- usually in the pl.; also, a bill of particulars; a minute account; as, a particular of premises. [1913 Webster] The reader has a particular of the books wherein this law was written. --Ayliffe. [1913 Webster] Bill of particulars. See under Bill. In particular, specially; specifically; peculiarly; particularly; especially. "This, in particular, happens to the lungs." --Blackmore. To go into particulars, to relate or describe in detail or minutely. [1913 Webster]