Wednesday, April 23, 2008
Alcoholic liquor unlawfully made, sold, or transported, without registration or payment of taxes.
The part of a boot that covers the leg.
Something, as a recording, made, reproduced, or sold illegally or without authorization: a flurry of bootlegs to cash in on the rock star's death.
–verb (used with object)
To deal in (liquor or other goods) unlawfully.
–verb (used without object)
To make, transport, or sell something, esp. liquor, illegally or without registration or payment of taxes.
Made, sold, or transported unlawfully.
Illegal or clandestine.
Of or pertaining to bootlegging.
Etymology-[Origin: 1625–35, Americanism; boot + leg; secondary senses arose from practice of hiding a liquor bottle in the leg of one's boot ]
Example/sentence-forming: The drug smuggler is bootlegging five hundred grams of heroin.
Ng Jing Kang(19)1-4