Drachm
Drachm \Drachm\, n. [See {Drachma}.] 1. A drachma. [1913 Webster]

2. Same as {Dram}. [1913 Webster] ||


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  • drachm — ► NOUN historical 1) a unit of weight equivalent to 60 grains or one eighth of an ounce. 2) (also fluid drachm) a liquid measure equivalent to 60 minims or one eighth of a fluid ounce. ORIGIN originally denoting the ancient Greek drachma: from… …   English terms dictionary

  • Drachm — Drachm, poln. Handelsgewicht = 1/4 Loth …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • Drachm —   [dræm] das, s/ (s), Einheitenzeichen dr oder dr ap, in Großbritannien verwendete Masseneinheit des Apothecaries Systems: 1 dr = 60 grain =1/96 lb ap =60/7000 lb avdp (Pound) = 3,8879343 g. In den USA: Dram …   Universal-Lexikon

  • drachm — is a British unit of weight or measure formerly used in pharmacy, equivalent to one eighth of an ounce (60 grains), or one eighth of a fluid ounce (60 minims) in liquid measure. The abbreviation is dr. See also dram …   Modern English usage

  • drachm — [dram] n. [ME dragme < OFr < L drachma < Gr] 1. DRACHMA 2. DRAM …   English World dictionary

  • drachm — dec·a·drachm; dek·a·drachm; di·drachm; drachm; oc·ta·drachm; tet·ra·drachm; tri·drachm; …   English syllables

  • Drachm — Ein Dram ist eine Einheit der Masse, ein so genanntes Handelsgewicht. Es wird hauptsächlich in England und Nordamerika gebraucht. Es gibt zwei unterschiedliche Einheiten mit dieser Bezeichnung Dram (avoirdupois): das eigentliche Dram… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • drachm — SYN: dram. [G. drachme, an ancient Greek weight, equivalent to about 60 gr] * * * drachm var of DRAM * * * n. 1. a unit of weight used in pharmacy. 1 drachm = 3.883 g (60 grains). 2. a unit of volume used in pharmacy. 1 fluid drachm = 3.696 ml… …   Medical dictionary

  • drachm — n. 1) a unit of weight used in pharmacy. 1 drachm = 3.883 g (60 grains). 2) a unit of volume used in pharmacy. 1 fluid drachm = 3.696 ml (1/8 fluid ounce) …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • drachm — [dram] noun historical a unit of weight equivalent to 60 grains or one eighth of an ounce. ↘(also fluid drachm) a liquid measure equivalent to 60 minims or one eighth of a fluid ounce. Origin ME (denoting the ancient Greek drachma): from OFr.… …   English new terms dictionary

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