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dietin 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.