What does the word except mean?

Usage examples for except

  1. 8874. Did you ever sell them to anybody except Messrs. – Second Shetland Truck System Report by William Guthrie
  2. As it is, I cannot see that they are of the least use to any one except myself." – Wife in Name Only by Charlotte M. Braeme (Bertha M. Clay)
  3. He was very angry, however, and would say nothing at all except, 'Either you go to sleep, or I'll call father! – The Satyricon, Complete by Petronius Arbiter