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Dram vs. Tipple

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Dramnoun

(units of measurement) A small unit of weight, variously:

Dramnoun

One sixteenth of an ounce avoirdupois (approximately 1.77 g).

Tipplenoun

(rail transport) An apparatus for unloading railroad freight cars by tipping them; the place where this is done.

Dramnoun

(pharmacy) lang=en.

Tipplenoun

(slang) Any alcoholic drink.

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Dramnoun

(now uncommon) nodot=a: a former Turkish unit of weight (variously 1.5–3.5 g).

Tippleverb

To sell alcoholic liquor by retail.

Dramnoun

(obsolete) nodot=a: a former Greek unit of weight (about 4.3 g).

Tippleverb

(ambitransitive) To drink too much alcohol.

Dramnoun

Any similarly minute quantity, a small amount of strong alcohol or poison.

‘a dram of brandy’;

Tippleverb

(intransitive) To drink alcohol regularly or habitually, but not to excess.

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Dramnoun

(historical) A cart formerly used to haul coal in coal mines.

Tippleverb

(transitive) To put up (hay, etc.) in bundles in order to dry it.

Dramnoun

(obsolete) nodot=a: a Greek silver coin weighing one drachma; other similar coins.

Tippleverb

To drink spirituous or strong liquors habitually; to indulge in the frequent and improper used of spirituous liquors; especially, to drink frequently in small quantities, but without absolute drunkeness.

‘Few of those who were summoned left their homes, and those few generally found it more agreeable to tipple in alehouses than to pace the streets.’;

Dramnoun

(numismatics) The currency of Armenia, divided into 100 luma.

Tippleverb

To drink, as strong liquors, frequently or in excess.

‘Himself, for saving charges,A peeled, sliced onions eats, and tipples verjuice.’;

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Dramverb

To drink drams.

Tippleverb

To put up in bundles in order to dry, as hay.

Dramverb

To ply with drams of drink.

Tipplenoun

Liquor taken in tippling; drink.

‘Pulque, the national tipple of Mexico.’;

Dramnoun

A weight; in Apothecaries' weight, one eighth part of an ounce, or sixty grains; in Avoirdupois weight, one sixteenth part of an ounce, or 27.34375 grains.

Tipplenoun

An apparatus by which loaded cars are emptied by tipping; also, the place where such tipping is done.

Dramnoun

A minute quantity; a mite.

‘Were I the chooser, a dram of well-doing should be preferred before many times as mush the forcible hindrance of evildoing.’;

Tipplenoun

a serving of drink (usually alcoholic) drawn from a keg;

‘they served beer on draft’;

Dramnoun

As much spirituous liquor as is usually drunk at once; as, a dram of brandy; hence, a potation or potion; as, a dram of poison.

Tippleverb

drink moderately but regularly;

‘We tippled the cognac’;

Dramnoun

A Persian daric.

Tippleverb

drink alcohol, especially habitually

‘those who liked to tipple and gamble’;

Dramnoun

same as dynamic RAM.

Tippleverb

rain heavily

‘it was tippling down with rain’;

Dramverb

To drink drams; to ply with drams.

Tipplenoun

an alcoholic drink

‘she drank several glasses of sherry, her favourite tipple’;

Dramnoun

a unit of apothecary weight equal to an eighth of an ounce or to 60 grains

Tipple

A tipple is a structure used at a mine to load the extracted product (e.g., coal, ores) for transport, typically into railroad hopper cars. In the United States, tipples have been frequently associated with coal mines, but they have also been used for hard rock mining.

Dramnoun

1/16 ounce or 1.771 grams

Dramnoun

the basic unit of money in Armenia

Dramnoun

a memory chip that depends upon an applied voltage to keep the stored data.

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