drachm

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drachm

1. Brit one eighth of a fluid ounce
2. US another name for dram
3. another name for drachma

drachm

[dram]
(mechanics)
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Two or three drachms of chloroform were spilt freely upon a folded handkerchief or pad of lint that was held over the patient's face.
Olive oil, one pound; oil of organum, one drachm [1/8th ounce]; oil rosemary, 1-1/2 drachms.
The topics include small change and the beginning of coinage at Abdera, Athens and bronze coinage, the pseudo-Rhodian drachms of Mylasa revisited, and cooperative coinage.