Definitions

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  • adj. special

Etymologies

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Eye dialect spelling of special.

Examples

  • Usual I humours Jerry an 'shouts his title speshul, the others bein' called in a bunch.

    Wolfville Nights

  • Thar's one old hostile I recalls speshul; he's a fool Injun called Black Feather-Choctaw, he is.

    How The Raven Died 1902, From "Wolfville Nights"

  • Thar's one old hostile I recalls speshul; he's a fool Injun called Black Feather; -- Choctaw, he is.

    Wolfville Nights

  • I think some people on here are too 'speshul' to realise that there's better boots available than the ones at the QMs and those better boots can last for decades given decent care.

    Army Rumour Service

  • The best example of this are the Medics, but there are other niches such as technicians of various types and "speshul" people who perform a number of unique services for which there is an ongoing, but limited requirement.

    Army Rumour Service

  • If I win, or you win, I will put some "speshul" photos on it for you and send it to you.

    Army Rumour Service

  • None of you realise that they are clearly 'speshul' segregated magazines full of tracer (for target indications) and AP (for penetrating unco-operative compound walls)

    Army Rumour Service

  • With the US politically we punch about our weight, the US Army which has different priorities are punch less well but we are strategic partners on certain 'speshul' levels and can bring certain bits and pieces to the party.

    Army Rumour Service

  • I can tell some folks are not particularly impressed with my own mixed-race progeny with their “uneek and speshul” names. cagey´s last blog ..

    Last Time I Checked, Babies Were People Too - Her Bad Mother

  • Apparently this was an extra super-dooper-*speshul* siren, so * speshul* that it was impossible to know where it was coming from.

    Amateur Editors Ahoy!

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