Origin of drachm1
Examples from the Web for drachm
(after directions to take one drachm of aceto-nitrate of silver), of the words "one drachm of saturated solution of gallic acid."
A drachm each of saltpetre, ginger, and Barbadoes aloes will form a mild aperient, when made into a mass with a little soft soap.Riding for Ladies|Mrs. Power O'Donoghue
Half a drachm of powdered drop lake may be substituted for the carmine where expense is an object.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II|Arnold Cooley
A grain of the sublimate in a pint or more of water, with a drachm of table-salt, will be found both mild and efficient.
Bromide of potassium and hydrate of chloral in drachm doses should be given in connection with conium.Insomnia; and Other Disorders of Sleep|Henry M. Lyman