Definition of Corn whisky
1. Noun. Whiskey distilled from a mash of not less than 80 percent corn.
Specialized synonyms: Bootleg, Corn Liquor, Moonshine
Generic synonyms: Whiskey, Whisky
Lexicographical Neighbors of Corn Whisky
Literary usage of Corn whisky
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1922)
"It is a matter of common knowledge that corn whisky is intoxicating. 2. ... Transportation of corn whisky in an automobile to be drunk along the road by ..."
2. Beverages and Their Adulteration: Origin, Composition, Manufacture, Natural by Harvey Washington Wiley (1919)
"There is probably very little pure corn whisky made in the United States today. ... corn whisky is often drunk fresh, that is, without being stored in wood, ..."
3. The Prince of Wales in Canada and the United States by Woods (Nicholas Augustus) (1861)
"A whole gallon of corn whisky would be of no effect against its fearful wound. ... The corn whisky, of which I have spoken so often, is a coarse powerful ..."