special order

noun

: a routine order issued by an authorized military headquarters that includes matter concerning individuals but is not of general interest compare general order

Word History

First Known Use

1547, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of special order was in 1547

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“Special order.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/special%20order. Accessed 25 Apr. 2024.

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