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How to use drachm in a sentence
For the last six years he has regularly taken the bromides of potassium and ammonium (one drachm and a half) daily.
For six years past she has taken regularly the bromides of potassium and ammonium, one drachm of each daily.
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