noun, plural rar·i·ties.
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Example sentences from the Web for rarity
George H.W. Bush was that rarest of rarities: a genuinely modest man in the office of the presidency.David Frum on How George H.W. Bush Was a Man of Greatness in Modesty|David Frum|October 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But those who heaped abuse were the rarities, the people my friends and I laughed at.Knesset Member Calls for Jailing of Human Rights Activists|Emily L. Hauser|June 1, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The Ashmolean museum, at Oxford, England, founded for the purpose of receiving the antiquary's "twelve cartloads of rarities."The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
Be it so or not, 'twill always deserve an honourable Station in some Cabinet of Rarities.The Memoirs of Charles-Lewis, Baron de Pollnitz, Volume I|Karl Ludwig von Pllnitz
But the greatest rarities on the board were two large decanters of port wine, and two smaller ones of Madeira.Hudson Bay|R.M. Ballantyne
It must certainly have come from a great distance, otherwise curious as I am after natural rarities I should have heard of it.The Arabian Nights|Unknown
They are neither archeologic nor artistic, but the greatest of earthly rarities—curiosities of humanity.