Davy Jones's locker

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noun Da·vy Jones's locker \ˌdā-vē-ˌjōnz(-əz)-\

Definition of Davy Jones's locker

  1. :  the bottom of the ocean

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First Known Use of davy jones's locker

circa 1777


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sad or melancholy

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