Peculiar

Peculiar was 17th century slang for a wife.
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Peculiar

Peculiar was 17th century slang for a wife.
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peculiar

[adj] - markedly different from the usual
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Peculiar

Pe·cul'iar adjective [ Latin peculiaris , from peculium private property, akin to pecunia money: confer Old French peculier . See Pecuniary .] 1. One's own; belonging solely or especially to an individual; not possessed by others; of private, personal, or ch...
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Peculiar

Pe·cul'iar noun 1. That which is peculiar; a sole or exclusive property; a prerogative; a characteristic. « Revenge is . . . the peculiar of Heaven.» South. 2. (Eng. Canon Law) A particular parish or church which is exempt from the jurisdiction of th...
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peculiar

1. 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. 'And purify unto himself a peculiar people.' (Titus II. 14) 'Hymns . . . That Christianity hath peculiar unto itself.' (Hooker) ... 2. Particular; individual; sp...
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peculiar

adjective markedly different from the usual; `a peculiar hobby of stuffing and mounting bats`; `a man...feels it a peculiar insult to be taunted with cowardice by a woman`-Virginia Woolf
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Peculiar

• (a.) Particular; individual; special; appropriate. • (n.) That which is peculiar; a sole or exclusive property; a prerogative; a characteristic. • (a.) 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 participat...
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peculiar

peculiar 1. Strange; queer; odd; curious; unusual; such as, 'He had a peculiar accident.' 2. Uncommon; unusual; such as, 'She had a peculiar hobby of collecting words.' 3. Distinctive in nature or character from others. 4. Belonging characteristically (usually followed by to): 'The Canadian used an expression peculiar to Canadians.' 5. Belongin...
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