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    Seafaring A-Z Alphabet - D is for...

    Davy Jones – The infamous Davy Jones’ locker is an idiom often used by seafarers referring to the bottom of the sea. It is used as a euphemism for drowning or shipwrecks in which seafarers and unfortunate vessels are consigned to the deep, and sent to Davy Jones' Locker.

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    Seafaring A-Z Alphabet - "O" is for...

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