from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun The bottom of the sea, especially as the grave of all who perish at sea.
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- proper noun nautical, idiomatic The bottom of the
ocean, especially as the gravefor sailors. Also a common saying when something goes overboardand is lost.
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- noun the bottom of a sea or ocean
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There has been much speculation about the origin of this term, but none has been substantiated.
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