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[sept] /sɛpt/
preposition, Informal.
except1 . Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • A brack man's nebber a fool 'cept when he's coaxed to run away from a good master, sah!

  • For Skipper Bill hadn't much trust in any man 'cept hisself.

    Labrador Days Wilfred Thomason Grenfell
  • He always has one or two boys and girls 'long with him; says nothin' ain't honest, no more, 'cept chil'ren and dogs.

    The Other Fellow F. Hopkinson Smith
  • "Nothin', 'cept your bein' my old mother," said Prosper hopelessly.

  • I never noticed nothing 'bout 'er 'cept the pink rose in 'er button-'ole.

  • A dog, he ain't got him much to do 'cept chase around on his own business.

    Ride Proud, Rebel! Andre Alice Norton
  • I can't really sing anything, Faith says, 'cept the tune the old cow died on.

    At the Little Brown House Ruth Alberta Brown
  • God help us, for I don't see any safety for this country 'cept Judge Lynch.

  • "The kid's lost her father, lost most everything 'cept her dawg," he said to Mormon.

    Rimrock Trail J. Allan Dunn
cept in Technology
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010
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