dram

USAGE NOTE
This word may also be spelled "drachm" in the sense shown in 2).
dram(
drahm
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (small amount to drink) (United Kingdom)
a. el trago
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
This scotch is absolutely fantastic; can I pour a dram?Este whisky es absolutamente fenomenal; ¿te sirvo un trago?
b. el chupito
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Would you like a wee dram before you go?¿Te gustaría un pequeño chupito antes de que te vayas?
c. la copita
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
I'd had a few drams, so I don't really remember what the argument was about.Me había tomado unas copitas, así que ya no me acuerdo sobre qué fue la discusión.
2. (medicine)
a. la dracma
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Each capsule should contain one dram of the medicine.Cada cápsula debe contener una dracma de la medicina.
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dram
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (of whiskey)
a. el chupito
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
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dram [dræm]
noun
(Britain) [of drink] trago (m); (Pharmacology) dracma (f);
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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