dieter (c.1240)

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dieter (c.1240)

[ FEW: 3,66a diaeta; Gdf: 2,710c dieter; GdfC: ; TL: 2,1915 dieter; DEAF: ; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED:  diet v.; MED:  dieten v.; DMLBS: 649b diaetare ]

v.a. put on a diet
( c.1240; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  [S]i vus volez la peire hors traire, si devez dieter le malade  i 80
( MS: s.xiii3/4 )  Se aucons a fevre ague, vos [le] devez dieter en tele manere dieter  332.6

v.n._&_refl. diet (oneself)
( MS: s.xiiiex )  Ki volt memorie recoverer A ceo lui covient dieter  287.179
( 1354; MS: c.1360 )  [...] mes [...] qe jeo me voille dieter sicom un durement navrez doit faire  128
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