dram definition

  • noun:
    • A unit of weight when you look at the U.S. Customary System equal to 1/16 of an ounce or 27.34 grains (1.77 grams).
    • A unit of apothecary weight equal to 1/8 of an ounce or 60 grains (3.89 grams). See Table at measurement.
    • a little draft: took a dram of brandy.
    • a little bit; a little: not a dram of compassion.
    • See Table at money.
    • A unit of body weight avoirdupois,
    • A minute volume; a mite.
    • a little number of an alcoholic drink.
    • A cart previously always carry coal in coal mines.
    • The currency of Armenia, divided into 100 luma.
    • A weight; in Apothecaries' fat, one 8th element of an ounce, or sixty grains; in Avoirdupois body weight, one sixteenth part of an ounce, or 27.34375 grains.
    • A minute quantity; a mite.
    • the maximum amount of spirituous alcohol as is generally drunk at once; ; therefore, a potation or potion.
    • A Persian daric.
    • just like dynamic ram.
    • A unit of body weight significantly less than an ounce.
    • a little quantity.
    • As much fluid as it is intoxicated at once; especially, a glass or two of spirits: as, a dram of brandy.
    • A division (one twentieth) of a raft of staves. See crib, 13.
    • a unit of apothecary fat add up to an eighth of an ounce or to 60 grains
    • the essential product of cash in Armenia
    • 1/16 ounce or 1.771 grms
  • verb:
    • To take in drams.
    • To ply with drams of drink.
    • To take in drams; to ply with drams.
  • others:
    • To drink drams; enjoy employing ardent spirits.
    • to provide a dram or drams to; ply with drink.
    • to determine the fineness or measurements of by dram body weight, by a silk bond or yarn.
    • An abbreviation of remarkable and dramatist.

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