What does the word special mean?

Usage examples for special

  1. Might it not be her duty to marry him with this special object? – The Bertrams by Anthony Trollope
  2. I mean for a special thing- just till Khartum. – It Happened in Egypt by C. N. Williamson A. M. Williamson
  3. By the Verbena Special. – Quick Action by Robert W. Chambers