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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.
For example, lawyers pressure Temple Drake, an Ole Miss debutante, to accuse Lee Goodwin, a moonshiner, of raping her in order to corroborate evidence that Lee murdered his laborer.
She's left in the custody of her grandfather, C.B.: a charming con artist, moonshiner and religious fraud who inducts her into his various enterprises while encouraging her dreams of becoming a writer.
According to reports pouring in from Darya Khan, at least nine persons who purchased liquor from Mangoo Ansari, a a moonshiner, died after drinking it.
Although where I grew up borders the area where "Minnesota 13," an illegal corn liquor that was widely consumed in speakeasies during the Prohibition era, was made, I didn't learn that getaway driving move from a former moonshiner or moonshiner's kid.
If and when a revenuer threatens to pay a visit, the local lawmen instantly alert the Bondurants, along with every other moonshiner in Franklin County, Virginia.
Four Seasons Hotel Atlanta offered the Appalachian Moonshiner, $12, created with local peaches, pecans, honey from their own beehive, bacon and moonshine served up in a Mason jar.
In 1930, officer Oscar Lee Duley was shot and killed near Marcola by moonshiner Ray Sutherland.
The stereotypical impression of a person who produces moonshine - a moonshiner - is that of a back-country mountain man with a hole in his hat and a gun strapped to his back tending to his illegal still under the cover of darkness.
Branded under the motto, 'Stick It to the Man', the tanks and transparent tubing of his 300-pound prototype resembles a souped-up version of a backwoods Kentucky moonshiner's still.