Davy Jones's Locker Definition

jōnzĭz, jōnz
The bottom of the sea thought of as the grave of those drowned at sea or buried there.
Webster's New World

(nautical, idiomatic) The bottom of the ocean, especially as the grave for sailors. Also a common saying when something goes overboard and is lost.


Origin of Davy Jones's Locker

  • There has been much speculation about the origin of this term, but none has been substantiated.

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