diet (n.)
therapeutic nutrition, curative regime
MM II.i.108[Pompey to Froth] such a one were past cure o the thing you wot of, unless they kept very good diet
TG II.i.23[Speed to Valentine] to fast, like one that takes diet
Tim IV.iii.88.1[Timon to Timandra] bring down rose-cheeked youth / To the tub-fast and the diet
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