It was just that this man had lied to me, after I had done all his bootlegging work.
We expected him to steal our clothes or have us indicted for bootlegging.
Blind pigs hardly exist, and bootleggers are rare birds who, if they persist in bootlegging, are rapidly converted into jailbirds.
If McFann is mixed up in anything, from bootlegging to bigger crimes, he is only a tool.
To be sure, he charged them off heavily, so there was little cash left from the half-breed's bootlegging operations.
Most Montenegrins derive their livelihood, directly or indirectly, from smuggling, bootlegging and illegal immigration.
He knew where there was drink, and who was organizing the bootlegging business, and what graft the police took.
It made us fear that perhaps some of his bootlegging yarns had been colored with the ready fiction of his business.
Segregation is affiliated with gambling, bootlegging, opium and cocaine joints.
What bootlegging had done for the average citizen in the Twenties, the black market was doing for scientists fifty years later.
: a bottle of bootleg hooch
Whiskey illegally made or sold (1880s+)
[fr the idea of concealment in the upper part of one's boots]