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Volsteadism

[ vol-sted-iz-uhm, vohl- ]
/ ˈvɒl stɛdˌɪz əm, ˈvoʊl- /
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noun
the policy of prohibiting the sale of alcoholic beverages.
the enforcement of this policy.
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Origin of Volsteadism

1915–20, Americanism;seeVolstead Act, -ism

OTHER WORDS FROM Volsteadism

Vol·stead·i·an, adjective

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