Definitions for davy jones's lockerˈdʒoʊn zɪz, dʒoʊnz

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Da′vy Jones′'s lock′erˈdʒoʊn zɪz, dʒoʊnz(n.)

  1. the bottom of the ocean, esp. when regarded as the grave of all who perish at sea.

Origin of Davy Jones's locker:

1770–80

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ocean floor, sea floor, ocean bottom, seabed, sea bottom, Davy Jones's locker, Davy Jones(noun)

    the bottom of a sea or ocean

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Davy Jones's Locker

    the sailors' familiar name for the sea as a place of safe-keeping, though why called of Davy Jones is uncertain.

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