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fluid dram

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n fluid dram a unit of capacity or volume in the apothecary system equal to one eighth of a fluid ounce
    • n fluid dram a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 60 minims or 3.5516 cubic centimeters
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Fluid dram a measure of capacity equal to one eighth of a fluid ounce.
    • Fluid dram See under Fluid.
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Usage

In literature:

Tardieu has seen a fluid-dram of the tincture of digitalis cause alarming symptoms in a young woman who was pregnant.
"Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine" by George M. Gould
Another remedy is two fluid drams of tincture of kino three times daily.
"Pratt's Practical Pointers on the Care of Livestock and Poultry" by Pratt Food Co.
Oil of bergamot, one fluid dram.
"The Woman Beautiful" by Helen Follett Stevans
Diggory, thou art but a dram of love in a fluid ounce of fool!
"The Scarlet Stigma" by James Edgar Smith
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