DRACHM

, or Dram, is the name of a small weight used with us, and is of two kinds, viz, the 8th part of an ounce in Apothecaries weight, and the 16th part of an ounce in Avoirdupois weight.

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Entry taken from A Mathematical and Philosophical Dictionary, by Charles Hutton, 1796.

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