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Davy Jones's locker

The deepest depths of the ocean, especially as a grave for those who have died at sea. Tragically, many men from that battle in the Pacific Ocean are now in Davy Jones's locker.
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Davy Jones's locker

the bottom of the sea, especially when it is a grave. They were going to sail around the world, but ended up in Davy Jones's locker. Most of the gold from that trading ship is in Davy Jones's locker.
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Davy Jones's locker

Also, Davy's locker. The bottom of the sea, especially the grave of those who die at sea. For example, Caught out at sea during the hurricane, they thought they were heading for Davy Jones's locker . This term, first recorded in 1726, alludes to Davy Jones, a name given to the evil spirit of the sea. The ultimate origin of both Davy and Jones is disputed. A logical theory is that Jones referred to the biblical Jonah who was swallowed by a whale, and Davy was a corruption of a West Indian word for "devil."
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Just 18 months ago Wagstaffe had paid tribute to his pop star friend Davy Jones of the Monkees when the singer died.
The screens on either side of the stage showed vintage video of the original TV series The Monkees, the lights dimmed, sparks showered, smoke puffed and Davy Jones, Mike Nesmith, Mickey Dolenz and Peter Tork stepped back into the limelight after 30 years apart.
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Washington, Mar 2 ( ANI ): Former teen idol David Cassidy is planning to turn the upcoming show he was set to co-headline with friend Davy Jones into a tribute to 'The Monkees' star, who suffered a massive heart attack and died at his ranch in Florida, on Wednesday.
FORMER trainer Jeremy Glover yesterday paid tribute to former jockey, keen owner and star of The Monkees Davy Jones, who died on Wednesday aged 66.