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corn whiskey

n.
Whiskey distilled from corn.

corn′ whis`key


n.
whiskey made from a mash having at least 80 percent corn.
[1835–45, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.corn whiskey - whiskey distilled from a mash of not less than 80 percent corn
bootleg, corn liquor, moonshine - whiskey illegally distilled from a corn mash
whiskey, whisky - a liquor made from fermented mash of grain
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