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bathtub gin

noun, Informal.
homemade gin, especially gin made illegally during Prohibition.
Origin of bathtub gin
1920-25 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • There is also a shower gel and moisturizing lotion, which give new meaning to the idea of bathtub gin.
  • Splash was my dad's nickname on the street, because he drank a lot of cheap bathtub gin.
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bathtub gin

noun phrase

Gin made at home by mixing alcohol with flavoring, often literally in a bathtub (1920s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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