moonshine

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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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It is very good that the government cares for public health, but we must remember that the proportion of the bootleg liquor market is around 40 percent," said the association's CEO Genadijs Klepikovs.
There were 11 victims dying this month in Turkey from drinking methyl alcohol laced bootleg liquor, mostly fake brands of the traditional aniseed drink raki.
At the Journal, his hidden-camera expose of all-night bootleg liquor sales contributed to changes that allowed by-the-drink sales in Knoxville.
For example, in 1928 the Coast Guard confiscated bootleg liquor on Quigley's chartered yacht; subsequently, "The Quigley children found the dinner table conversation stimulating" (p.
A BATCH of poisonous bootleg liquor has killed 41 people in the Pakistani city of Karachi in one of the country's worst ever cases of alcohol poisoning, police said yesterday.
In Carroll, officers had probable cause to believe that a vehicle contained contraband, in this case, hidden bootleg liquor. The officers searched the vehicle and found the bottles of liquor within the upholstery of the seats.
The recent deaths in Turkey due to bootleg liquor laced with lethal doses of methyl alcohol show all to clearly the lengths to which counterfeiters will go to exact their illgotten gains.
Under it, Sammy had set up a makeshift bar from behind which a bent old man named Tyler, who looked like an undertaker, served bootleg liquor. Young men and women lounged in shadows on ruined sofas that lined the walls or huddled around the half-broken tables that circled the dance floor where a dozen or more couples swayed to the music wrought by the piano player Gordon, who sat like a prophet at his keyboard, foretelling the future not with Tarot cards or bones or tea leaves, but with yellowed ivory and chipped ebony in new and visceral and captivating tones.
Turner presented not an iota of the mitigating evidence that frequently proved decisive in averting a death sentence -- nothing about McCleskey's illegitimate birth to skid row parents, his childhood spent selling bootleg liquor to patrons of neighborhood gambling houses to supplement the family income, or the many times he called the police to stop his stepfather from battering his mother.
The bootleg liquor business was really disorganized.
For all the stills smashed and bootleg liquor poured down the drain during the 1920s, America remained a hard-drinking country.
The party's national vice-chief of its Youth wing said the recent death of a nasi lemak seller in Penang who was killed when a drunk driver crashed into his stall and the many fatalities resulting from the consumption of bootleg liquor could have been prevented if the authorities had enforced the revised Food Regulations 1985 two years ago.