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eighty-sixed

verb
variants: or 86'd
past tense of eighty-six

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to get rid of as useless or unwanted
  • decided to eighty-six his birth name the minute he arrived in Hollywood

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“Eighty-sixed.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/eighty-sixed. Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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