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Volsteadism

[vol-sted-iz-uh m, vohl-]
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noun
  1. the policy of prohibiting the sale of alcoholic beverages.
  2. the enforcement of this policy.
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Origin of Volsteadism

1915–20, Americanism; see Volstead Act, -ism
Related formsVol·stead·i·an, adjective
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