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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A cant name for gin, rum, etc., especially when bad.

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  • noun Low-end gin, usually home-made.
  • noun Complete and utter ruin, desolation.

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  • Inferior alcohol, especially gin.

    Also, a catastrophe, complete ruin, disaster, disgrace.

    slang c. 1920

    July 16, 2008

  • MissA, is there an implication that it might be moonshine?

    July 16, 2008