from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. Present participle of smuggle.
- n. An act of smuggling.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The offense of carrying, or causing to be carried, across the boundary of a nation or district, goods which are dutiable, without either paying the duties or allowing the goods to be subjected to the revenue laws; or the like carrying of goods the transit of which is prohibited.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. secretly importing prohibited goods or goods on which duty is due
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I go upon the sea on these cruises, which you call smuggling, and what not, and of which he speaks censoriously, but if they do not show a large enough profit on his books he rates me most severely, and charges me with a lack of enterprise.
Lymington sends two members to Parliament, and this and her salt trade is all I can say to her; for though she is very well situated as to the convenience of shipping I do not find they have any foreign commerce, except it be what we call smuggling and roguing; which, I may say, is the reigning commerce of all this part of the English coast, from the mouth of the Thames to the Land's End of
Human smuggling is a corrupt and exploitative criminal enterprise that should not only be discouraged but prosecuted.
High School power center Brock Nelson recently committed to the University of North Dakota, and the Fighting Sioux can really count this one as a coup in smuggling the emerging star out of state right from under the noses of the Minnesota Golden Gophers.
The only way to end smuggling is to open the borders to any and all goods.
If the economic incentive for smuggling is high enough, nothing will stop it.
No, let them take some of the money and energy that they use in smuggling explosives into their bowl and use it to bring in food.
Mooney was sentenced to death by firing squad for his role in smuggling the tea to the North on behalf of Colonel Jackson.
The most natural case to consider, because it avoids complicated issues of constitutional authority and trans-border smuggling, is the one where both the federal government and most or all state government legalize simultaneously.
The smuggling is frequently done by bribing the American border guards, who are notoriously corrupt.