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diet

in Scots practice
1 the date fixed by a court for hearing a case.
2 a single session of a court.
Collins Dictionary of Law © W.J. Stewart, 2006

DIET. An assembly held by persons having authority to manage the public affairs of the nation. In Germany, such assemblies are known by this name:

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Ces troupeaux, meme de petite taille, contribuent a augmenter la teneur proteinique des dietes et peuvent etre a la base de petites activites de transformation (ex : fabrication artisanale de fromage).