from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The bottom of the sea, especially as the grave of all who perish at sea.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. The bottom of the ocean, especially as the grave for sailors. Also a common saying when something goes overboard and is lost.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- the ocean, or bottom of the ocean.
- n. See Davy Jones.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the bottom of a sea or ocean
There has been much speculation about the origin of this term, but none has been substantiated. (Wiktionary)