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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  Who  never  touched  The  excepted  tree.  --Milton. 
 
  Wherein  (if  we  only  except  the  unfitness  of  the 
  judge)  all  other  things  concurred.  --Bp. 
  Stillingfleet 
 
  2.  To  object  to  to  protest  against.  [Obs.]  --Shak. 




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