rumrunner

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noun rum·run·ner \ˈrəm-ˌrə-nər\

Definition of rumrunner

  1. :  a person or ship engaged in bringing prohibited liquor ashore or across a border

rum–running

play \-ˌrə-niŋ\ adjective or noun

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1917

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