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Illicitly distilled spirits, especially whisky.
- ‘The unlabeled whisky, delivered in bottles, cans and milk billies, became known simply as Hokonui.’
- ‘At least one rogue distiller claimed his Hokonui whisky was 85 percent proof.’
From a Maori place name.
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