Volsteadian

adjective

Vol·​stead·​ian
(ˈ)väl¦stedēən,
(ˈ)vȯl-,
(ˈ)vōl-
: of or relating to prohibition
Volsteadian days
Volsteadian restrictions

Word History

Etymology

Volstead Act, congressional act passed October 28, 1919 to enforce prohibition (after Andrew J. Volstead †1947 American legislator and author of the Volstead Act) + English -an

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“Volsteadian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Volsteadian. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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