Definition of noonshine in English:

noonshine

noun

historical
  • = nuncheon.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in Jane Austen (1775–1817), novelist. Variant or alteration of nuncheon, perhaps humorously after shine, moonshine; perhaps compare also slightly later shine.

Pronunciation

noonshine

/ˈnuːnʃʌɪn/