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  1. bootlegger, moonshiner(noun)

    someone who makes or sells illegal liquor

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  1. bootlegger(Noun)

    An illegal trader of goods, especially of alcohol.

  2. Origin: Originally a nickname given to smugglers in King George III's reign, derived from the smugglers' custom of hiding packages of valuables in their large sea-boots when dodging the king's coastguardsmen.

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