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 for bootleg
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  bootleg \bootleg\ adj.
     distributed or sold illicitly; especially, imported
     Syn: black-market, contraband, smuggled.
          [WordNet 1.5]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  bootleg \bootleg\ v.
     1. to sell illicit products such as drugs or alcohol.
     Syn: smuggle.
          [WordNet 1.5]
     2. to produce alcohol illegally.
        [WordNet 1.5]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: distributed or sold illicitly; "the black economy pays no
             taxes" [syn: bootleg, black, black-market,
             contraband, smuggled]
      n 1: whiskey illegally distilled from a corn mash [syn:
           moonshine, bootleg, corn liquor]
      2: the part of a boot above the instep
      v 1: sell illicit products such as drugs or alcohol; "They were
           bootlegging whiskey"
      2: produce or distribute illegally; "bootleg tapes of the diva's

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  51 Moby Thesaurus words for "bootleg":
     actionable, against the law, anarchic, anarchistic, anomic,
     bathtub gin, black-market, black-marketeer, blockade, brew,
     chargeable, contraband, contrary to law, criminal, distill,
     felonious, fence, flawed, hooch, illegal, illegitimate, illicit,
     impermissible, irregular, justiciable, lawless, moonlight,
     moonshine, mountain dew, nonconstitutional, nonlegal, nonlicit,
     outlaw, outlawed, punishable, push, run, shove, triable, unallowed,
     unauthorized, unconstitutional, under-the-counter, under-the-table,
     unlawful, unofficial, unstatutory, unwarrantable, unwarranted,
     white lightning, wrongful

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