Davy Jones's locker

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Da·​vy Jones's locker | \ ˌdā-vē-ˌjōnz(-əz)- How to pronounce Davy Jones's locker (audio) \

Definition of Davy Jones's locker

: the bottom of the ocean

First Known Use of Davy Jones's locker

circa 1777, in the meaning defined above

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“Davy Jones's locker.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Davy%20Jones%27s%20locker. Accessed 23 Jun. 2021.

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