- a dram in apothecaries' and troy weights, and sometimes in avoirdupois weights.
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Or, mix sulphate of zinc, one drachm; rain-water, one half pint.Cattle and Their Diseases
They weighed each, when entire, full one ounce and one drachm.The Natural History of Selborne, Vol. 1
The best capture wouldn't be worth a drachm if we could not say, 'Hurrah!Arachne, Complete
When this solution has been filtered, add to it drachm of the aceto-nitr.
Some persons take as a “sequitur” a drachm of Carbonate of Soda.The Art of Invigorating and Prolonging Life
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