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dram



Pronunciation: (dram), [key]
n., v., drammed, dram•ming.


n.
1. Meas.
a. a unit of apothecaries' weight, equal to 60 grains, or 1/8 ounce (3.89 grams).
b. 1/16 ounce, avoirdupois weight (27.34 grains; 1.77 grams). Abbr.: dr., dr
2. See fluid dram.
3. a small drink of liquor.
4. a small quantity of anything.

v.i.
Archaic.to drink drams; tipple.

v.t.
Archaic.to ply with drink.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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