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.
"Were I the chooser, a dram of well-doing should be preferred before many times as mush the forcible hindrance of evildoing." -- Milton.
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. Shak.
4. (Numis.) A Persian daric. Ezra ii. 69.
or Fluid drachm
See under Fluid.