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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The stereotypical image of the backwoods moonshiner so deeply entrenched in the American psyche is a rare find these days.
Like the miner, the moonshiner in one tale "was full of pride and hardheaded;" "he believed that he dominated the mountain;" he was "young and robust."(79) In another, "his solitude of the free man, free of feminine chains, allowed him to be a rebel and a vagabond." Like many miners, he had travelled and labored in the northern nitrate pampa and had "shared his life with the hardened and vigorous men that cities and countryside throw deep into the mine."(80)
The dead,settler/snoozing moonshiner is gone; instead, a new eagles nest sits above the cabin, close to the spreading fire; the mother eagle is frantically trying to whip the flames away from her babies.
“Fast Lane and Moonshiner's Moolah take inspiration from two very American themes,” said Molly Hamilton, the Promotions Manager at Sunset Slots.
"Shine" tells of the friendship between a respectable man of society and a moonshiner. Joe Bass forms a strong friendship with Edgar Johnson; the two hit it off fast and quick.
Some of these have wonderful names including minutest diving beetle, iron blue mayfly, distinguished jumper spider, wormwood moonshiner, fancy-legged fly and English assassin fly.
The story begins when an area moonshiner named Old Man Kanker, dies mysteriously in a still explosion.
The American's image of bourbon is of a shack deep in the woods, a moonshiner with trigger- happy fingers on a shotgun and souped-up cars speeding along backroads, evading the sheriff to supply trailer parks.
Meanwhile, B-Division police arrested a moonshiner and recovered a large quantity of liquor from his possession.
DUBLIN movie-maker Tom Prendeville has revealed: "I used to be a moonshiner!"
On the other hand, Kamalia City police arrested a moonshiner identified as Bilal Haidar near Bosan Bagh and recovered 10 litres of liquor from his possession.
Police sources said that Dena Nath Check-Post in-charge Hafiz Atif conducted a raid in Sarai Cheenba and arrested a notorious moonshiner namely Faryad alias Billa.