bootlegger vs moonshiner what difference

what is difference between bootlegger and moonshiner

English

Etymology

From bootleg +‎ -er. Originally a nickname given to smugglers in King George III’s reign, derived from the smugglers’ custom of hiding packages of valuables in the legs of their large sea-boots when dodging the king’s coastguardsmen.

Noun

bootlegger (plural bootleggers)

  1. An illegal trader of goods, especially of alcohol.

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English

Etymology

moonshine +‎ -er

Noun

moonshiner (plural moonshiners)

  1. Someone who makes or distributes moonshine
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