1chiefly Scottish A small drink of whisky or other spirits: a wee dram to ward off the winter chill
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- The other common cliché is the kilted bagpiper who eats haggis, neeps and tatties when he's not munching shortbread, and sips wee drams of whisky.
- We had a wee dram of whisky, not much - there was one bottle between 14 of us.
- He's part of the generous crew of distillers and bottlers dispensing drams at the 2004 whisky festival.
2 another term for drachm.
- Natural record is 25 lb 5oz 12 drams, captured in 1996 from Loch Awe.
- It could be measured out in drams, oceans, mountains, worlds, whatever quantum the thought deserved.
- Oil of the seed, given from half a scruple to half a dram, in some liquor, or a spoonful of juice in some wine, taken before the fit comes on, and the person is put to bed, cures quotidians and quartans.
The basic monetary unit of Armenia, equal to 100 luma.
- Armenia's gross domestic product expanded 11.7% year-on-year to 1.16 trillion dram in January-August 2005.
- Each coin is of face value Dram 25 and contains 1 troy ounce (31.1 gr.) of 9990 pure fine silver with diameter 38 mm.
- Those of you visiting Armenia this summer will notice that the Dram has appreciated a great deal against the US dollar (and even the Euro).