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locker

A lockable cupboard for storage of personal property for protection from theft.
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I pulled up three or four of the bottom boards, got a couple of buckets from a locker, and by unmistakable sign-language invited them to fall to.
The man's swum off," drawled out Hollis from the locker.
Little Em'ly had overcome her shyness, and was sitting by my side upon the lowest and least of the lockers, which was just large enough for us two, and just fitted into the chimney corner.
Gummidge and Peggotty, who used to whisper of an evening when we sat, lovingly, on our little locker side by side, 'Lor
Tartar produced in the Admiral's Cabin by merely touching the spring knob of a locker and the handle of a drawer, was a dazzling enchanted repast.
He sat upon the padded locker, wrapped about very carefully, for the air, though calm, was exhilaratingly cold and clear.
He tumbled off the seat, opened the locker, and had the portfolio open before him on the folding-table.
It was lucky that some tins of fine preserves were stowed in a locker in my stateroom; hard bread I could always get hold of; and so he lived on stewed chicken, PATE DE FOIE GRAS, aspara- gus, cooked oysters, sardines--on all sorts of abominable sham delicacies out of tins.
I will presently find means to smuggle you out of here into the sail locker, which communicates with the lobby.
1] Davy Jones is the spirit of the sea, or the sea devil, and Davy Jones's locker is the bottom of the ocean; hence, "gone to Davy Jones's locker" signifies "dead and buried in the sea.
Down in the bottom of a deep locker he found a dozen bottles of angelica and muscatel.
He rummaged through a locker, and in less than three minutes Harvey was adorned with fisherman's rubber boots that came half up his thigh, a heavy blue jersey well darned at the elbows, a pair of flippers, and a sou'wester.