Davy's locker
Locker Lock"er, n. 1. One who, or that which, locks. [1913 Webster]

2. A drawer, cupboard, compartment, or chest, esp. one in a ship, that may be closed with a lock. [1913 Webster]

{Chain locker} (Naut.), a compartment in the hold of a vessel, for holding the chain cables.

{Davy Jones's locker}, or {Davy's locker}. See {Davy Jones}.

{Shot locker}, a compartment where shot are deposited. --Totten. [1913 Webster]


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  • Davy Jones' Locker — Davy Jones wird von Seefahrern als Spitzname verwendet, um den Teufel des Meeres zu benennen. Hat beispielsweise bei einem Auftrag die Konkurrenz schneller das Ziel erreicht, so wird eine fremde Macht bzw. ein Pakt mit dem Teufel vermutet. Davy… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Davy Jones’ Locker — Davy Jones in Erwartung einer gut gefüllten Kiste infolge verunglückender Schiffe, Illustration von John Tenniel (1892) Davy Jones’ Locker (engl. Davy Jones’ Kiste/Schrank) ist ein englisches Idiom für den Grund des Ozeans als letzte Ruhestätte… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Davy Jones’ Locker — Davy Jones’s Locker is an idiom for the bottom of the sea; the resting place of drowned sailors. It is used as a euphemism for death at sea (to be sent to Davy Jones Locker ), [cite web | last = | first = | title = Davy Jones’s Locker | work =… …   Wikipedia

  • Davy Jones' locker — Davy Jones s locker or Davy Jones locker, 1. the grave of those who die at sea; bottom of the ocean: »one boat s crew of em is gone to Davy Jones locker (Herman Melville). 2. the ocean …   Useful english dictionary

  • Davy Jones' Locker — This article is about the nautical legend of Davy Jones. For the character as portrayed in the Pirates of the Caribbean film series, see Davy Jones (Pirates of the Caribbean). Davy Jones s Locker Davy Jones s Locker, by …   Wikipedia

  • Davy Jones's locker — Locker Lock er, n. 1. One who, or that which, locks. [1913 Webster] 2. A drawer, cupboard, compartment, or chest, esp. one in a ship, that may be closed with a lock. [1913 Webster] {Chain locker} (Naut.), a compartment in the hold of a vessel,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Davy Jones's Locker — Davy Jones Da vy Jones The spirit of the sea; sea devil; a term used by sailors. [1913 Webster] This same Davy Jones, according to the mythology of sailors, is the fiend that presides over all the evil spirits of the deep, and is seen in various… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Davy Jones' s locker — see under ↑Davy Jones. shot in the locker see under ↑shot1. • • • Main Entry: ↑locker …   Useful english dictionary

  • Davy Jones's locker — [jōn′ziz] n. the bottom of the sea; grave of those drowned at sea or buried there …   English World dictionary

  • Davy Jones's locker — noun the bottom of a sea or ocean • Syn: ↑ocean floor, ↑sea floor, ↑ocean bottom, ↑seabed, ↑sea bottom, ↑Davy Jones • Hypernyms: ↑bed, ↑bottom …   Useful english dictionary

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