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Definition of Dram


  1. A weight; in Apothecaries' weight, one eighth part of an ounce, or sixty grains; in Avoirdupois weight, one sixteenth part of an ounce, or 27.34375 grains.
  2. A minute quantity; a mite.
  3. As much spirituous liquor as is usually drunk at once; as, a dram of brandy; hence, a potation or potion; as, a dram of poison.
  4. A Persian daric.
  5. To drink drams; to ply with drams.

Dram Translations

dram in Dutch is borrel, aperitief
dram in Norwegian is dram
dram in Spanish is aperitivo