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noun as in bootlegger

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Set in rural Tennessee and other Appalachian locales, the show follows the exploits of moonshiners like the legendary Jim Tom Hedrick as they traipse through the mountains making illegal booze.

From Eater

He had the Governor appoint a white sheriff, a young scallawag from the mountains who was a noted moonshiner and desperado.

"He probably imagines we are sheriffs after him for a moonshiner," said Tom.

There was no telling how audacious the moonshiner might become in his rage over the ignominy to which the girl had subjected him.

His horse stood near, and in a few moments he was galloping toward the mountain with the Moonshiner's daughter.

In the pulpit the war-scarred moonshiner drew gently, deliberately backward, leaving the rifle untouched.


On this page you'll find 4 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to moonshiner, such as: rumrunner, whiskey peddler, and whisky peddler.

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