Excepted
Except Ex*cept", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Excepted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Excepting}.] [L. exceptus, p. p. of excipere to take or draw out, to except; ex out + capere to take: cf. F. excepter. See {Capable}.] 1. To take or leave out (anything) from a number or a whole as not belonging to it; to exclude; to omit. [1913 Webster]

Who never touched The excepted tree. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

Wherein (if we only except the unfitness of the judge) all other things concurred. --Bp. Stillingfleet. [1913 Webster]

2. To object to; to protest against. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster]


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  • excepted — ex·cept || ɪk sept v. exclude, leave out; protest, object prep. besides, but, excluding conj. but, only …   English contemporary dictionary

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