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corn whisky

noun
1.
whisky made from maize
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  • They bade us "Good luck" and handed us each a quart bottle of corn whisky.

  • By and by he come up to half a bottle of corn whisky—the same one that had stood on the table out on the Circle Arrow.

    The Man Next Door Emerson Hough
  • "Distillers of corn whisky who refuse to pay their taxes to the government," the youth replied.

    In Old Kentucky Edward Marshall and Charles T. Dazey
  • Mr. Slosson's corn whisky had already wrought a marked transformation in the case of Slosson himself.

    The Prodigal Judge Vaughan Kester
  • Were they at such times searched, they would be found to contain a gourd of corn whisky, and beside it a plug of tobacco.

    The Death Shot Mayne Reid
  • Probably so extensive a consumption of Mr. Pegloe's corn whisky had never been accomplished with greater highmindedness.

    The Prodigal Judge Vaughan Kester
  • The air rapidly grew heavy with the smell of unwashed bodies and of moist tobacco, and with the peculiar oily odor of corn whisky.

    A Tar-Heel Baron Mabell Shippie Clarke Pelton
  • She turned to a cupboard, and, taking out a bottle of corn whisky, laid it before him with a composure that jarred on the man.

    Thrice Armed Harold Bindloss
  • The corn whisky of Illinois was an article of commerce which found its way to many markets.

    The Book of the Bush George Dunderdale

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