What does the word regimen mean?

Usage examples for regimen

  1. The October speculator is of opinion that monarchy is of so poisonous a quality that a moderate territorial power is far more dangerous to its neighbors under that abominable regimen than the greatest empire in the hands of a republic. – The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. VI. (of 12) by Edmund Burke
  2. Sir, I insist upon it that, in deference to this committee, in deference to the fact that it needs this sort of regimen and medicine, this whole subject should be so referred. – Eighty Years And More; Reminiscences 1815-1897 by Elizabeth Cady Stanton
  3. Any error, therefore, in diet or regimen is now to be most carefully avoided. – The Maternal Management of Children, in Health and Disease. by Thomas Bull, M.D.