What does the word diet mean?

Usage examples for diet

  1. I shall talk to our regimental doctor about it, and get put through a course of fool's- diet before we start for India. – Tom Brown at Oxford by Thomas Hughes
  2. You must still be bright and quiet, And content with simple diet; And remain, through all bewild'ring, Innocent and honest children. – A Child's Garden of Verses by Robert Louis Stevenson