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Definition of "drachm" [drachm]

  • A dram. (noun)
  • A drachma. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "drachm" in a sentence
  • "It should be put up in short drachm bottles and sold at twenty-five cents."
  • "The drachm was a Grecian coin, worth about 12 1/2 cents [about 7d.] of our money."
  • "Coins found in the rebels 'cache include, clockwise from top: a silver tetra-drachm showing the image of the Temple in Jerusalem surrounded by the name "Shimon"; a locally produced bronze coin with the image of the goddess Astarte; a gold aureus of the emperor Tiberius."