moonshine

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A highly distilled corn whiskey often flavored with peaches, apples or other fruits, which is produced and distributed illegally to circumvent federal tax on alcohol

moonshine

Toxicology Illicitly distilled whiskey. See Lead poisoning, Saturnine gout.
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Bremmers also emphasizes that the authorities should become more active in battling bootleg liquor producers and sellers, and do more to prevent sale of liquor to teenagers.
Most of the space was taken up by barrels bubbling away with bootleg liquor.
7 ( ANI ): At least seven persons were dead after drinking bootleg liquor laced with chemicals on Friday in Arrah city of Bihar's Bhojpur District.
The trucks that distributed the original comic books were previously used to shift bootleg liquor during Prohibition.
They say that even more important than closing bootleg alcohol outlets is the joint work of the authorities responsible to the Finance Ministry and the Interior Ministry, which must cut the supply of bootleg liquor to the outlets and end the smuggling into Latvia.
Also on This Day: Ivan the Terrible wascrowned the first Tsar of Russia; 1780: Admiral Rodney defeated the Spanish at Cape St Vincent and relieved Gibraltar; 1920: The USA introduced prohibition making the sale of alcoholic drinks illegal and led to a huge trade in bootleg liquor by leading gangsters; 1853: Birth of Frenchman Andre Michelin, the first manufacturer to mass produce tyres; 1963: Englishwoman Yvonne Pope became the first woman to fly an international airline route when she took off to fly from Gatwick to Dusseldorf; 1991: An American-led international force launched Operation Desert storm occupying Kuwait.
The men face up to 500 lashes each for selling bootleg liquor - a sentence Mr Cook said infringed their human rights.
After the senior McCloskey died in the 1920s, the castle was rumored to be an abortion mill, home to a woman with 20 cats, a distribution center for bootleg liquor and a stylish speakeasy.
And then there are cases of mass deaths due to bootleg liquor.
Smalltime crook Ray (Eddie Murphy) and naive bank clerk Claude (Martin Lawrence) are accidentally thrown together by circumstances and find themselves reluctantly running bootleg liquor in Mississippi.