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bootleg

 : 
Noun, Verb (usu participle), Adjective
 : 
boot=leg

CIDE DICTIONARY

bootlegadj. 
     distributed or sold illicitly; especially, imported illegally.  [WordNet 1.5]
bootlegv. 
  •  to sell illicit products such as drugs or alcohol.  [WordNet 1.5]
  •  to produce alcohol illegally.  [WordNet 1.5]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

bootleg, adj. & v.
--adj. (esp. of liquor) smuggled; illicitly sold.
--v.tr. (-legged, -legging) make, distribute, or smuggle illicit goods (esp. alcohol).

Derivative
bootlegger n.
Etymology
f. the smugglers' practice of concealing bottles in their boots

THESAURUS

bootleg

actionable, against the law, anarchic, anarchistic, anomic, bathtub gin, black-market, black-marketeer, blockade, brew, chargeable, contraband, contrary to law, criminal, distill, felonious, fence, flawed, hooch, illegal, illegitimate, illicit, impermissible, irregular, justiciable, lawless, moonlight, moonshine, mountain dew, nonconstitutional, nonlegal, nonlicit, outlaw, outlawed, punishable, push, run, shove, triable, unallowed, unauthorized, unconstitutional, under-the-counter, under-the-table, unlawful, unofficial, unstatutory, unwarrantable, unwarranted, white lightning, wrongful

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