moonshine

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moonshine

1. n. nonsense; humbug. That’s just moonshine! I don’t believe a word.
2. n. homemade whiskey; any cheap or inferior liquor. Moonshine is supposed to be strong, not good.
3. in. to distill or traffic in illicit liquor. (see also moonshiner.) You would be amazed at how much people moonshine back in the hills.
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American Born Moonshine looks to continue to support NASCAR and its moonshining and bootlegging roots through select, personal partnerships throughout the sport, including the Official Spirits Sponsorship of Catwalk for a Cause, a Martin Truex Jr.
He served 11 months of a two-year sentence and then later received a presidential pardon from Ronald Reagan for his 1956 moonshining conviction.
Perhaps the most compelling part of the book is the confirmation that racing had early ties to moonshining.