Diet kitchen
Diet Di"et, n. [F. di[`e]te, L. diaeta, fr. Gr. ? manner of living.] 1. Course of living or nourishment; what is eaten and drunk habitually; food; victuals; fare. ``No inconvenient diet.'' --Milton. [1913 Webster]

2. A course of food selected with reference to a particular state of health; prescribed allowance of food; regimen prescribed. [1913 Webster]

To fast like one that takes diet. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

{Diet kitchen}, a kitchen in which diet is prepared for invalids; a charitable establishment that provides proper food for the sick poor. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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