Sentence Examples


  • I thought you were involved in drugs or contraband of some sort... you were so secretive.
  • The trade was contraband, and the opium was bought by the Chinese from depot ships at the ports.
  • No estimate can be made of the contraband, which must have been large.
  • On the other, the complaint is based on the " interference " with neutral trade, which means the stoppage and search of vessels to ascertain whether they have contraband of any kind on board or not.
  • In later years Winchelsea became a great resort for smugglers, and the vaults originally constructed for the Gascon wine trade were used for storing contraband goods.