Davy Jones


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Davy Jones

 (jōnz′)
n.
The bottom of the sea, as personified in songs and stories.

[Origin unknown.]

Davy Jones

(ˈdeɪvɪ)
n
1. (Nautical Terms) Also called: Davy Jones's locker the ocean's bottom, esp when regarded as the grave of those lost or buried at sea
2. (Nautical Terms) the spirit or devil of the sea
[C18: of unknown origin]

Da′vy Jones′

(dʒoʊnz)
n.
the personification of the sea.
[1745–55]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Davy Jones - the bottom of a sea or oceanDavy Jones - the bottom of a sea or ocean  
abyssal zone - the deep sea (2000 meters or more) where there is no light
bed, bottom - a depression forming the ground under a body of water; "he searched for treasure on the ocean bed"
continental shelf - the relatively shallow (up to 200 meters) seabed surrounding a continent
bathyal district, bathyal zone, continental slope - the steep descent of the seabed from the continental shelf to the abyssal zone
neritic zone - the ocean waters from the low tide mark to a depth of about 100 fathoms
twilight zone - the lowest level of the ocean to which light can reach
Translations

Davy Jones

[ˈdeɪvɪˈdʒəʊnz] N Davy Jones' locker (Naut) → el fondo del mar (tumba de los marineros ahogados)
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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.
If you won't, my name is Alexander Smollett, I've flown my sovereign's colours, and I'll see you all to Davy Jones.
He got so frightened about his plaguy soul, that he shrinked and sheered away from whales, for fear of after-claps in case he got stove and went to Davy Jones.
this is the way a fellow feels when he's going to Davy Jones --all a rush down an endless inclined plane
And a dream role that gave Keith, from Great Barr, Birmingham, access to teen idols Micky Dolenz, Michael Nesmith, Peter Tork and Davy Jones.
Late singer Davy Jones can be heard asking a studio engineer "What number is this, Chip?
BORN DARREN Ambrose, ex-NUFC player, 1984, top ALEX Rocco, US film actor, 2015 JOHN Byrom, English poet, 1692 DIED DAVY Jones, English pop musician, 2012, above PAT Garrrett, US gunslinger, 1908 PATRICK Hamilton, Scottish martyr, 1528
THE Halesowen drummer who played with David Bowie - then Davy Jones - in his early band The Lower Third, has spoken of his saddness at the rock legend's death.
One of the "all star support" acts was the Starman himself, performing in the days when he was plain old Davy Jones.
Nobody is going to replace Davy Jones, no one's going to replace Mike Nesmith, but since we don't have either of those guys, we'll just do the best we can," says a humble Tork.
Ruthless pirates sailed in to bombard the doughtily defended Conwy Quay, main and above, as thousands flocked to the town's Pirate Weekend, left, with many dressed for the day - far left, Sion Goldsmith with his son Harri aged five from Abergele and the alarmingly-tentacled Davy Jones from the Pirates of the Caribbean films Pics: HADYN IBALL ON THE WEB See lots more pictures and a video of the pirate weekend on our website now www.
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