Davy Jones' locker

The bottom of the sea, the final resting place of sunken ships and drowned sailors. The phrase is also commonly used to mean a drowning at sea, or to die and be buried at sea. See also Davy Jones.



  • Leach, Maria, ed. (1984). Funk & Wagnalls Standard Dictionary of Folklore, Mythology, and Legend. New York: HarperCollins.