Associations to the word «Davy»


DAVY, proper noun. A diminutive of the male given name David.
DAVY, proper noun. A patronymic surname​ derived from David.
DAVY, noun. An affidavit, a legally binding statement or oath
DAVY, noun. A davy lamp, more often capitalized as Davy lamp, a type of safety lamp
DAVY CROCKETT CAP, noun. Alternative form of Davy Crockett hat
DAVY CROCKETT CAPS, noun. Plural of Davy Crockett cap
DAVY CROCKETT HAT, noun. (chiefly US) A hat made of a real or simulated pelt of a raccoon with the tail hanging in back, particularly popular among children in North America during the 1950s and 1960s.
DAVY CROCKETT HATS, noun. Plural of Davy Crockett hat
DAVY JONES, proper noun. The spirit of the sea.
DAVY JONES, proper noun. The sea bed, bottom of the ocean.
DAVY JONES' LOCKER, noun. Alternative spelling of Davy Jones's locker
DAVY JONES'S LOCKER, proper noun. (nautical) (idiomatic) The bottom of the ocean, especially as the grave for sailors. Also a common saying when something goes overboard and is lost.
DAVY LAMP, noun. A miners’ lamp or safety lamp used in coal mines to warn against methane (firedamp).
DAVY LAMP, noun. Alternative letter-case form of Davy lamp
DAVY LAMPS, noun. Plural of Davy lamp

Dictionary definition

DAVY, noun. English chemist who was a pioneer in electrochemistry and who used it to isolate elements sodium and potassium and barium and boron and calcium and magnesium and chlorine (1778-1829).

Wise words

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