diet (v.) Old form(s): dyet
limit, restrict, restrain
AW IV.iii.28[Second Lord to First Lord, of Bertram] he is dieted to his hour
AW V.iii.221[Diana to Bertram] You that have turned off a first so noble wife / May justly diet me [i.e. restrict my pleasure]
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