Davy Jones


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Jones, Davy:

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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,

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.

Jones, Davy

personification of the ocean. [Br. and Am. Marine Slang: Leach, 298]
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