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Davy Jones

Davy Jones, personification or spirit of the sea. The name is best known in the expression "Davy Jones's locker," meaning the bottom of the sea, to which drowned sailors go.

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Davy Jones

Davy Jones (naut. sl.) spirit of the sea, sailor's devil; Davy Jones's locker, grave of those who perish at sea. XVIII. The allusion is unkn.

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Jones, Davy

Davy Jones: see Davy Jones.

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