I earn thirty cents every day, excepts Sundays and holidays.
The second excepts wax and cacao, as recommended by the Board of Tariffs.
I never speaks to him, excepts when he speaks ugly to Katie or mamma.
Wi' excepts, ma'am; but they'll ne'er be found amang mithers.
From this description he, however, excepts the country immediately around Olympus, where the snow often lies to midsummer.
If he guesses wrong, the lawyer "excepts" and the case may be reversed on appeal.
New York does not possess a single garden, public or private, if one excepts the three squares I named just now.
In Paris, if one excepts the best papers, the Temps in particular, the significant news is elusive.
This is an exceptional Act, creating and enforcing distinctions, and it excepts all incomes under a certain amount.
This excepts the very wonderful horses ridden by knights of action.
late 14c., "to receive," from Middle French excepter (12c.), from Latin exceptus, past participle of excipere "take out," from ex- "out" (see ex-) + capere "to take" (see capable). Meaning "to leave out" is from 1510s. Related: Excepted; excepting. Adjectival function led to use as a preposition, conjunction (late 14c.).