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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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