1) To take out or make an exception of, usually a legal term.

1602 one house late in the tenure of John Berrye only excepted and foreprised, Honley

1623 all woods and timbers above twenty yeares growthe … onely excepted and foreprysed, Newsham

1722 and Galdes, taxes … payable for the said premises always excepted and foreprized, Wigglesworth.

dates 1602 1623 1722

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