Volsteadism

[vol-sted-iz-uh m, vohl-]

noun

the policy of prohibiting the sale of alcoholic beverages.
the enforcement of this policy.

Origin of Volsteadism

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