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The bottom of the sea, as personified in songs and stories.
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]
the personification of the sea.
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|Noun||1.||Davy 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