Definition of moonshiner
: a maker or seller of illicit whiskey
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His idol was the hard-living moonshiner-cum-NASCAR driver Curtis Turner.
Boise police worked with federal, state and county officers in tracking down and arresting moonshiners and runners.
This private cavern in Childersburg has been used by Native Americans, moonshiners, and mined for Civil War gunpowder.
Rather than figuring out elaborate ways of sneaking alcohol past federal dragnets, the moonshiners took a direct approach.
When both jail cells are full with moonshiners, the only place for Otis to be confined was at Andy’s house.
And at Devil’s Den State Park in Arkansas, hikers can visit another moonshiner’s shelter—a stone building built into a rock overhang by distillers in the 1900s.
It was unveiled in March at a party where a gourmet moonshiner, an early client, served thimble-size drinks.
Quinn is not some moonshiner trying to make a quick buck on the alt-fuel craze.
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