Volsteadism

[ vol-sted-iz-uhm, vohl- ]
/ ˈvɒl stɛdˌɪz əm, ˈvoʊl- /

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

Words nearby Volsteadism

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