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aorta the main artery carrying blood from the left side of the heart to the arteries of all the rest of the body except the lungs.
bar1 excluding; except. [1/13 definitions]
barring except in the case of; except for.
besides except for; other than. [1/4 definitions]
but except that. [3/6 definitions]
but for except for.
Coptic the Afro-Asiatic language of ancient Egypt now extinct except for ritual use in the Coptic Church. [1/3 definitions]
daily a newspaper that is published every day or every day except Sunday. [1/4 definitions]
excepting not including; except; excluding.
first mortgage a primary lien against a piece of property that takes precedence in case of default over all other mortgages or liens except those given priority by law, such as real estate taxes.
harpsichord a musical instrument with one or two keyboards that is similar to the piano except that its strings are plucked when the keys are pressed, producing tones that are short and unsustainable.
hide-and-seek a game, usu. played by children, in which all hide except one, who tries to find the others.
Himalayan any of a breed of domestic cat, bred by crossing Siamese and Persian cats, that has blue eyes and long, light-colored fur except on the face, ears, feet, and tail, which are dark. [2/3 definitions]
joint-stock company a company organized like a corporation except that stockholders are liable for debts.
Mexican hairless a small dog of a breed esp. found in Mexico, having no hair on its body except for a bit on the head and tail.
monkey any primate except humans, the large humanoid apes, or lemurs. [1/3 definitions]
neutron an elementary particle having no charge, spin of one-half, and mass approximately equal to a proton, present in the nucleus of all atoms except the common isotope of hydrogen.
old maid a card game in which all the cards except one can be matched in pairs, the loser being the player left holding the odd card. [1/3 definitions]
only except that; but. [1/7 definitions]
periosteum a tough, fibrous membrane that covers all bones except at the joints.
rank1 (pl.) the persons who make up an organization, esp. the military, except for the officers or those in high administrative positions. [1/10 definitions]