but (conj.)
except, otherwise than
2H4 V.iii.89[Silence to all, of Falstaff being called the greatest man in the realm] By'r lady, I think 'a be, but goodman Puff of Barson
Ham IV.vii.16[Claudius to Laertes, of Gertrude] She is so conjunctive to my life and soul / That ... / I could not but by her
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