corn whiskey

Origin of corn whiskey

An Americanism dating back to 1835–45
Also called corn, corn liquor.
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Historical Examples of corn whiskey

  • He can read it in the eyes of all six; in their faces flushed with corn-whiskey.

    The Fatal Cord

    Mayne Reid