Nepali दाम. In Nepal, a unit of land area used in the mountains, about 1.99 square meters. Also spelled daam.
In Kumaon, India, 19th century, a unit of mass used for metals, about 1.166 kilograms.
Dám : also, in Kamaon, the maximum weight of metals, &c. equal to about 100 Farakhabad rupees weight.
H. H. Wilson, page 574.
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