Davy Jones

noun

Da·​vy Jones ˌdā-vē-ˈjōnz How to pronounce Davy Jones (audio)
: the bottom of the sea personified

Word History

First Known Use

1751, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Davy Jones was in 1751

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Cite this Entry

“Davy Jones.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Davy%20Jones. Accessed 9 Feb. 2023.

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