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- n. Low-end gin, usually home-made.
- n. Complete and utter ruin, desolation.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. utter ruin; also, gin.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A cant name for gin, rum, etc., especially when bad.
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$25,000,000 a day to keep this march going over dead Germans; then comes a telegram predicting blue ruin for American importers and a cheerless Christmas for American children if a cargo of German toys be not quickly released at Rotterdam, and I dimly recall the benevolent unction with which American children last Christmas sent