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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Units of weight; Small portions.

Usage examples (34)
  • I could rarely recall my drams, waking only to know that they had been harsh and violent.
  • We may not sell anything which tends to impair health; such is eminently all that liquid fire, commonly called drams or spirituous liquors.
  • Still you might throw out, here and there, a few words about "drams" and
  • Red Iodide of Mercury, two drams; Lard, two ounces. for more
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