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moonshine

1. another word for moonlight
2. US and Canadian illegally distilled or smuggled whisky or other spirit
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German colt Moonshiner edged out Marmelo to finish second.
The result has led to polarization of this continent's own tradition, with a handful of giant industrial distillers at one end and beleaguered backwoods moonshiners at the other.
All of the young moonshiners endure cataclysmic change as they make their first adult discoveries of how life plans can be rewritten at a moment's notice.
The moonshiners all agree--except for Forrest, the elder Bondurant.
The officers had a long night vigil waiting for the return of the moonshiner, who at six in the morning came on the job and proceeded to fill some of the bottles with a new elixir of life.
In 1930, officer Oscar Lee Duley was shot and killed near Marcola by moonshiner Ray Sutherland.
Please Don't is dark, while opener Crush In The Ghetto is gloriously upbeat and Moonshiner is a gentle waltz.
According to the ABC Division, a moonshiner can net 60% to 65% of the gross sales of his products, with the average wholesale cost of a gallon of moonshine hovering between $15 and $25.
Perhaps if we'd looked around, we would have found the remains of an old moonshiner.
Nail Chism, a moonshiner, is falsely convicted of rape and condemned to death.
Morris and ends when it joins the main Finger Lakes Trail at the Genesee River crossing at "Whiskey Bridge," memorialized in local lore as the place where a prohibition-era moonshiner, on the run from the law, dumped his cargo into the river.
James Cromwell (who endeared himself to audiences with his performance as the farmer in Babe) plays Grandpa, a moonshiner by trade and a philosopher who "sees the world through Cherokee eyes.