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Davy Jones's locker   /dˈeɪvi dʒˈoʊnzɪz lˈɑkər/   Listen
Davy Jones's locker

noun
1.
The bottom of a sea or ocean.  Synonyms: Davy Jones, ocean bottom, ocean floor, sea bottom, sea floor, seabed.






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"Davy Jones's locker" Quotes from Famous Books



... somebody's got a hatchet near by, or some lubber's throwed a chain down by the binnacle, or some darned thing's got inside on't, or it's shipped a sea an' got rusted; but there's allers the Dipper an' the North Star; they're allers true to their bearin's, and you can't go to Davy Jones's locker for want of a light'us so long's they're ahead. I calk'late its jes' so about this king-talk; orders is very well when they a'n't agin common sense an' the rights o' natur; but you see, George Tucker, folks will go 'cordin to natur an' reason, ef there's ...
— The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. I, No. 1, Nov. 1857 • Various



Words linked to "Davy Jones's locker" :   abyssal zone, continental slope, continental shelf, neritic zone, bathyal zone, bottom, bathyal district, twilight zone, bed



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