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1. Moonlight.
2. Informal Foolish talk or thought; nonsense.
3. Illegally distilled liquor, especially whiskey. Also called regionally white lightning.
intr.v. moon·shined, moon·shin·ing, moon·shines
To distill and sell liquor illegally.

moon′shin′er n.


(Brewing) US and Canadian the practice of illegally making or smuggling distilled spirits
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Since plans to build Crittenden's Distillery became public, county residents have been sharing tales about the old moonshining days with him.
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