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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Dram(0.01154 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Dram.
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: a unit of apothecary weight equal to an eighth of an ounce
or to 60 grains [syn: drachm, drachma]
2: 1/16 ounce or 1.771 grams
3: the basic unit of money in Armenia
English → English (gcide)
Dram \Dram\ (dr[a^]m), n. [OF. drame, F. drachme, L. drachma,
drachm, drachma, fr. Gr. drachmh`, prop., a handful, fr.
dra`ssesqai to grasp. Cf. Drachm, Drachma.]
1. A weight; in Apothecaries' weight, one eighth part of an
ounce, or sixty grains; in Avoirdupois weight, one
sixteenth part of an ounce, or 27.34375 grains.
2. A minute quantity; a mite.
Were I the chooser, a dram of well-doing should be
preferred before many times as mush the forcible
hindrance of evildoing. --Milton.
3. As much spirituous liquor as is usually drunk at once; as,
a dram of brandy; hence, a potation or potion; as, a dram
of poison. --Shak.
4. (Numis.) A Persian daric. --Ezra ii. 69.
Fluid dram, or Fluid drachm. See under Fluid.
Dram \Dram\, v. i. & t.
To drink drams; to ply with drams. [Low] --Johnson.