Rather than testify in open court, each sailor posted a davy before sailing off.
A davy lamp, more often capitalized as Davy lamp, a type of safety lamp.
The miner knew the old davy was safer than any open flame, but far riskier than a modern flashlight.
Davy Sentence Examples
Davy showed that they were oxides of various metals.
About the same time Davy showed that two pieces of ice could be melted by rubbing them together in a vacuum, although everything surrounding them was at a temperature below the freezing point.
Though we may allow that the results obtained by Rumford and Davy demonstrate satisfactorily that heat is in some way due to motion, yet they do not tell us to what particular dynamical quantity heat corresponds.
Davy on the decomposition of the solutions of salts by the voltaic current were turned to account in the water voltameter telegraph of Sdmmering and the modification of it proposed by Schweigger, and in a similar method proposed by Coxe, in which a solution of salts was substituted for water.