Meaning of eighty-six


Pronunciation: (ā'tē siks'), [key]
— n.
  1. a cardinal number, 80 plus 6.
  2. a symbol for this number, as 86 or LXXXVI.
  3. a set of this many persons or things.
  4. a customer considered undesirable or unwelcome and refused service at a bar or restaurant.
  1. amounting to 86 in number.
  2. sold out; out of stock.
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