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special sort

n
(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) printing a character, such as an accented letter, that is not a usual member of any font. Also called: peculiar or arbitrary
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Could they appreciate Helen, who is to my mind a very special sort of person?
On these occasions they used to take on a white dish tied up in a table napkin a special sort of rice pudding with raisins stuck in it in the shape of a cross.
As it is a three-hours' drive, the Man of Wrath is loud in his lamentations when the special sort of weather comes which means, as experience has taught him, this particular excursion.
Exulting indeed he was but it was a special sort of exultation which seemed to take him by the throat like an enemy.
I shared this ambition with my parents and, the poor dears, they invested in a piano on which I learnt to play Hang down your head, Tom Dooley with what I thought was elan and a certain special sort of flair.
We know that Prince Harry asked for a special sort of dispensation so that she might go to Christmas," Mollard said.
Finals are rarely easily won but Ballymac Arminta is a special sort and has the pace and strength to lead or come from behind.
'But the Chinese people do reserve a special sort of respect and admiration for their ancestors.
It is difficult not to think of a special sort of sans-culottes, devoid of a soul, drunk on themselves and cruelty.
It takes a special sort of manager to work within those constraints under the constant FFP microscope.

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