none but

idiom

Definition of none but

somewhat formal
: no person or kind of person except : only a sport for none but the most brave It was a request that none but the most coldhearted (person) could refuse.

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“None but.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/none%20but. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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