from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Whiskey distilled from corn.

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  • n. A whiskey distilled from a mash made up of not less than 80% corn

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. whiskey distilled from a mash of not less than 80 percent corn


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  • Jess revealed that he liked it so much he was making corn whiskey in a 13-gallon copper pot still.


  • He put me in front of a rousing fire, gave a drink of new corn whiskey to thaw me out, went out and groomed Jim, and then came back and did the same for me, rubbing me down in no gentle currycombing, for well he realized that I was on the verge of physical collapse.

    Recollections and reflections : an auto of half a century and more,

  • "Lumptons been here more'n a hun'erd year — raisin 'young-uns, feedin' chickens, sellin 'eggs, choppin' wood, growin 'taters and nips, runnin' corn whiskey ..."

    The Cat Who Moved A Mountain


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