rotgut

[ rot-guht ]
/ ˈrɒtˌgʌt /

noun Slang.

cheap and inferior liquor.

Origin of rotgut

First recorded in 1590–1600; rot + gut
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rotgut

/ (ˈrɒtˌɡʌt) /

noun

facetious, slang alcoholic drink, esp spirits, of inferior quality
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