Davy Jones's locker

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The bottom of the ocean, especially as the grave for sailors. Also a common saying when something goes overboard and is lost.

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  • There has been much speculation about the origin of this term, but none has been substantiated. See more at Davy Jones' Locker on Wikipedia.
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Submitted on July 07, 2010

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