re-strik'-ti-o from L. restringere “to restrain”

Making an exception to a previously made statement. Restricting or limiting what has already been said.
  "She's the most beautiful woman in the world—present company excepted," he said to his wife.
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  Sources: Peacham (1577) K2r

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