contraband

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  • His own firm was doing a large business, then contraband, with foreign houses.
  • If he found anything contraband there was no doubt in his mind as to the result. Cited from Stories of the Border Marches, by John Lang and Jean Lang
  • There was a very general desire among the contrabands to know how to read. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 8, No. 49, November, 1861, by Various
  • Nor will they permit contraband articles of war to go through their country. Cited from The Audacious War, by Clarence W. Barron
  • At one point they likely served to control the passage of contraband between these two rival states.
  • "You know what is right, and you must not talk like a contraband." Cited from Stand By The Union, by Oliver Optic
  • It was released as the lead single from their debut album Contraband.
  • A contraband camp was set up near the city to begin education of former slaves for independence.
  • The contraband will always keep pace in some measure with the fair trade. Cited from Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. II. (of 12), by Burke
  • During this time, she captured three ships with contraband goods and passengers on board.
  • England regarded food as contraband since the beginning of the war. Cited from Germany, The Next Republic?, by Carl W. Ackerman
  • Contraband Days is a twelve-day annual festival held during the first two weeks of May.
  • They place a cast around his arm and put the contraband jewels inside the cast.
  • No statement is made, however, as to what will be considered contraband. Cited from The Great Round World Vol. 2, No. 23, June 9, 1898, by Various
  • Here she found thousands of sick soldiers and contrabands, and immediately gave up her time and attention to them. Cited from Harriet, The Moses of Her People, by S.H. Bradford
  • It is the second single released from their fourth album Contraband.
  • At the end of the video, the woman takes her position to match the cover on Contraband.
  • I felt that we were about some contraband practice. Cited from Uncle Silas, by J. S. LeFanu
  • Nothing contraband being found on her, she was allowed to go on her way after an hour's delay. Cited from The Great Round World, Vol. 1, No. 58, December 16, 1897, by Various
  • And then there must have been very few people ashore who had never been concerned in this contraband trade. Cited from King's Cutters and Smugglers 1700-1855, by E. Keble Chatterton
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Meaning of contraband

  • noun Goods whose importation or exportation or possession is prohibited by law