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moonshiner

[moon-shahy-ner] /ˈmunˌʃaɪ nər/
noun, Informal.
1.
a person who distills or sells liquor, especially corn liquor, illegally.
2.
a person who pursues any illegal trade or activity at night.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60, Americanism; moonshine + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for moonshiner

moonshiner

/ˈmuːnˌʃaɪnə/
noun
1.
(US & Canadian) a person who illegally makes or smuggles distilled spirits
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