Etymology
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Ajax

name of two Greek heroes in the Trojan War (Great Ajax, son of Telamon, and Little Ajax, son of Oileus), Latin, from Greek Aias, perhaps originally the name of an earth-god, from aia "earth." The Elizabethans punned on the name as a jakes "a privy."

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Definitions of Ajax

Ajax (n.)
a mythical Greek hero; a warrior who fought against Troy in the Iliad;
From wordnet.princeton.edu