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Synonyms for drachm

a unit of apothecary weight equal to an eighth of an ounce or to 60 grains

a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 60 minims or 3

a unit of capacity or volume in the apothecary system equal to one eighth of a fluid ounce

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A drachm, better known as a dram, is equal to an eighth of a fluid ounce - and brimstone is an archaic term for sulphur.
Olive oil, one pound; oil of organum, one drachm [1/8th ounce]; oil rosemary, 1-1/2 drachms.
9) If we assume that a drachm is the equivalent of a denarius, and in Plutarch's day worth 4 sesterces, hence the debt in HS = 8 000, Sulpicius' debt at 12 million HS was enormous.
This year's issue contains 11 articles on such topics as a reconsideration of an early Marwanid silver drachm, Qarakhanid wall paintings in the citadel of Samarqand, turning the pages of an Ottoman illustrated manuscript, the Taj Mahal, Ottoman building registers as sources for the archeology and construction history of the Black Sea fortress of Ozi, the urban and architectural evolution of the Istanbul Divanyolu, the use and meaning of Catholic spaces in late Ottoman Istanbul, and the Hubus of the Great Mosque of Tangier as an agent of urban change.
A dram, short for drachm, is an imperial unit of weight measuring one 16th of an ounce, equivalent to almost 1.