Bootleg or bootlegging

  • Bootleg (radio), also known as pirate radio
  • Bootleg mining, a mining practice involving small, illegal mines
  • Bootleg play, a tactic in American football
  • Bootleg turn, a driving maneuver
  • Bootleg pants or Bell-bottoms, trousers which flare out at the bottom of the legs to allow room for large boots
  • Bootlegging (business), secret innovation within an organization
  • Bootlegging, a slang term to describe the illegal operation of a speeder on a railway
  • Rum-running (smuggling liquor)
  • Smuggling more generally

The term bootlegger is used for a special type of 1920 to 1930s raceboat used for rum-running during Prohibition.

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