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Volsteadism

[vol-sted-iz-uh m, vohl-] /ˈvɒl stɛdˌɪz əm, ˈvoʊl-/
noun
1.
the policy of prohibiting the sale of alcoholic beverages.
2.
the enforcement of this policy.
Origin
1915-1920
1915-20, Americanism; see Volstead Act, -ism
Related forms
Volsteadian, adjective
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