Free Translator Free Translator
Translators Dictionaries Courses Other
English Dictionary      examples: 'day', 'get rid of', 'New York Bay'

Davy Jones's locker   /dˈeɪvi dʒˈoʊnzɪz lˈɑkər/   Listen
Davy Jones's locker

The bottom of a sea or ocean.  Synonyms: Davy Jones, ocean bottom, ocean floor, sea bottom, sea floor, seabed.

WordNet 3.0 © 2010 Princeton University

Advanced search
     Find words:
Starting with
Ending with
Matching a pattern  

Words linked to  

only single words

Share |

"Davy Jones's locker" Quotes from Famous Books

... mathematics—only aquatics. All the brute beasts swim—even donkeys swim without teaching. Boh! bah! There, lay hold o' me—so. Now, mind, if you try to take me round the neck with your two arms I'll plant my fist on the bridge of your nose, an' let you go to Davy Jones's locker." ...
— The Battery and the Boiler - Adventures in Laying of Submarine Electric Cables • R.M. Ballantyne

... they have done before now,—I say, "That's my experience, sir," which is all I've got to say);—brutal men, and about as fit for their positions as if they'd been imported for the purpose a little indirect from Davy Jones's Locker. Though they do say that the flogging is pretty much done away with in these days, which makes ...
— Men, Women, and Ghosts • Elizabeth Stuart Phelps

Words linked to "Davy Jones's locker" :   bathyal zone, bathyal district, continental slope, continental shelf, neritic zone, abyssal zone, bed, twilight zone, bottom

Copyright © 2020