special order

noun

Definition of special order

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

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First Known Use of special order

1547, in the meaning defined above

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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 28 Nov. 2021.

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