Dieted
Diet Di"et, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dieted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dieting}.] 1. To cause to take food; to feed. [R.] --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. To cause to eat and drink sparingly, or by prescribed rules; to regulate medicinally the food of. [1913 Webster]

She diets him with fasting every day. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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