MEANING: verb tr.: To destroy, damage, defeat, injure, etc.

ETYMOLOGY: Irish slang, of unknown origin. Earliest documented use: 1939.

BAR-JAX - a drinking game involving picking up small objects and then catching a ball before it bounces a second time

BAN TAX - to prohibit government-imposed surcharges

BINJ AX - with which you abruptly cut short a drinking spree