What does the word except mean?

Usage examples for except

  1. 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)
  2. 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