This context comes from the second episode of "Game Of Thrones" The conversation happens between a young girl, no more than twelve, and her older friend who brought her a present, which is a sword.
Girl- It's so skinny.
Friend- So are you. I had the blacksmith make it for you special. It won't hack a men's head off but it will poke him full of holes if you quick enough.
Here are some definitions that might be applicable:
: designed for a particular purpose or occasion*(Merriam-Webster)*
Does it mean then that the sword was made so small for the occasion of the girl being so small?
or according to the definitions below..
- Additional; extra: a special holiday flight.(American Heritage Dictionary)
: being other than the usual: ADDITIONAL, EXTRA*(Merriam-Webster)*
was an additional sword made by the blacksmith?