noun, plural drach·mas, drach·mae [drak-mee, drahk-] /ˈdræk mi, ˈdrɑk-/.
Words nearby drachma
Origin of drachma
OTHER WORDS FROM drachmadrach·mal, adjective
Examples from the Web for drachma
They reckon that the Greeks will use their votes to demand a return to the drachma and trigger a stampede on the banks.
“This is not just about the euro or the drachma,” Samaras told a Greek reporter last week.
“Give it for half a drachma a goblet, and we will taste it,” said one of the merchants.The Pharaoh and the Priest|Alexander Glovatski
There is also added three centumpondia of de-silverized lead, in each centumpondium of which there is a drachma of silver.De Re Metallica|Georgius Agricola
Calidorus asks his servant, Pseudolus, to lend him a drachma.History of English Humour, Vol. 1 (of 2)|Alfred Guy Kingan L'Estrange
Socrates: Most excellent Meletus, everyone knows that Anaxagoras says so; you can buy that information for a drachma!
When the drachma was lost it did not lose itself, nor had it any consciousness that it had dropped out of its proper environment.Expositor's Bible: The Gospel of St Luke|Henry Burton