Definitions

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  • noun the number eighty-six
  • verb informal To cancel an order for food.
  • verb informal To remove an item from the menu.
  • verb informal To throw out; discard.
  • verb informal To deny service.

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  • adjective being six more than eighty

Etymologies

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Unknown. The OED suggests possible rhyming slang for nix.

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