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.
Particulars which it is not lawful for me to reveal.
It is the greatest interest of particulars to
advance the good of the community. --L'Estrange.
2. Special or personal peculiarity, trait, or character;
individuality; interest, etc. [Obs.]
For his particular I'll receive him gladly. --Shak.
If the particulars of each person be considered.
Temporal blessings, whether such as concern the
public . . . or such as concern our particular.
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.
The reader has a particular of the books wherein
this law was written. --Ayliffe.
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