Dram

December 26, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

DRAM
Now superseded by metric measures, a dram was a small draught of cordial or alcohol equal to 1/8 of a fluid ounce in the British Imperial weight system. Comes from the Greek drachma – an ancient coin or weight, & probably the amount one could hold in one’s hand. Wee dram o’ whisky? Cheers!

Guess the Word?                Series 35 (7/8)                 [pic: PaulJohnWhisky]


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