corn whiskey


noun

whiskey made from a mash having at least 80 percent corn.

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Also called corn, corn liquor.

Origin of corn whiskey

An Americanism dating back to 1835–45

Words nearby corn whiskey

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Example sentences from the Web for corn whiskey

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

    The Fatal Cord|Mayne Reid