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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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"I learned the benefits of nutrients such as omega-3 and lycopene and began what I call an Eskimo diet - lots of salmon, brown rice and colourful vegetables."
While fighting breast cancer, singer Sheryl Crow chose to dramatically alter her diet and opted for the Eskimo Diet.
In addition to these hardships, the Eskimo diet is severely restricted, consisting almost entirely of animal protein and fat.