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eighty-sixes

verb
variants: or 86es
present tense third-person singular 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-sixes.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/eighty-sixes. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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