A voracious giant squid sucking a pirate ship down to Davy Jones' locker.
Many a knight of the hanger was sent to Davy Jones in this summary fashion, unloved in life and cursed in the article of death.
She's almost ready to send to Davy Jones's locker a Yankee ship or two.
Do you suppose the gentleman wants ter go to Davy Jones's Locker afore he gits well started on his way?
Davy Jones declared that he would keep the Maine boy to his promise.
“Vaulting ambition is good,” observed Davy Jones, with a wink at Allan, who sat near him in the second canoe.
A typhoon had caught them in its grip and threatened to send them all to Davy Jones.
Jack, you may say what you wool; but I'll be d— if it was not Davy Jones himself.
Well, faather says he's gone to Davy Jones, but I dunno where that are.
Davy Jones—Davy Jones—the devil—the devil—the devil—hooro, hooro, hooro!
"the spirit of the sea," 1751, first mentioned in Smollett's "The Adventures of Peregrin Pickle" (chapter 15) as an ominous and terrifying fiend who "presides over all the evil spirits of the deep, and is often seen in various shapes, perching among the rigging on the eve of hurricanes, shipwrecks and other disasters." Davy Jones's Locker "bottom of the sea," is 1803, from nautical slang, of unknown origin; second element may be from biblical Jonah, regarded as unlucky by sailors.