"eighty-six the ham and eggs for table two!"
Eighty-six the lobster bisque - we won't have the lobster delivery until tomorrow.
"Yes, I'd like the tomato soup." / "I'm sorry sir, that's been eighty-sixed - would you like a salad instead?"
"We finally had to eighty-six that old printer after it jammed one too many times."
Origin of eighty-six
- Probably from waiters' and bartenders' slang of the 1920s and 1930s originally used to indicate that an item on the menu was not available perhaps rhyming slang for nix
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition