a dram in apothecaries' and troy weights, and sometimes in avoirdupois weights.
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For the last six years he has regularly taken the bromides of potassium and ammonium (one drachm and a half) daily.A Statistical Inquiry Into the Nature and Treatment of Epilepsy | Alexander Hughes Bennett
For six years past she has taken regularly the bromides of potassium and ammonium, one drachm of each daily.A Statistical Inquiry Into the Nature and Treatment of Epilepsy | Alexander Hughes Bennett
Having done this, add a quarter of an ounce of essence of lemon; half-a-drachm of musk, and half-a-drachm of oil of thyme.The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness | Florence Hartley
One fluid drachm is equal in anodyne power to one-eighth grain of morphin.
They weighed each, when entire, full one ounce and one drachm.The Natural History of Selborne, Vol. 1 | Gilbert White
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