diet (n.) Old form(s): Dyet
board, daily need
1H4 III.iii.72[Hostess to Falstaff] You owe money here ... for your diet
Ham I.i.99[Horatio to Marcellus and Barnardo, of young Fortinbras' actions] Sharked up a list of lawless resolutes / For food and diet to some enterprise / That hath a stomach in't
TN III.iii.41[Antonio to Sebastian] I will bespeak our diet
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