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Dictionary Of Dreams
(Note.--If you do not find the word you want, look for a word of
identical or closely similar meaning.)
Account--(Of possessions) bankruptcy.
Adultery--(That you commit) scandal, misfortune and disgrace.
Air--(Clear and serene) reconciliation; (dark and gloomy) sadness and
Almonds--Peace, happiness; (tree) success in business.
Altar--Prosperity, speedy marriage.
Alms--(Giving) mediocrity; (receiving) privations.
Angry--(That you are) many powerful enemies.
Apples--Gain, profit; (to be eating) disappointment.
Apple Tree--Good news; (if dead) ill news.
Arm--(Right arm cut off) death of a female relative; (both arms cut off)
captivity and sickness; (broken or withered) sorrows, losses and
widowhood; (swollen) sudden fortune coming to a dear friend.
Ass--Quarrel between friends; (one sleeping) security; (one braying)
dishonor; (ears of one) scandal; (one laden) profit.
Aunt--Wealth and friends.
Ants--Time spent to no purpose.
Authority--(To have) easy times.
Ball--(For dancing) jealousy, rage, then harmony.
Bank--Never to be rich, except by saving.
Barber--A long story, discontent.
Barn--(Full) wealthy marriage.
Bath--Marriage; (too cold) grief; (too hot) separation; (in running
water) disappointment; (in stagnant water) misfortune.
Beggar--Help when not expected.
Beer--Fatigue to no purpose.
Bees--Profit; (to catch) success; (stung by) to be over-worked.
Blind Person--False friends.
Blows--(To give) forgiveness; (to receive) advantage.
Boots--(New) success in love and business; (old) quarreling and failure.
Bonnet--(New) flirtation; (old or torn) rivalry.
Boat--(On clear water) happiness; (in muddy water) disgrace.
Bones--Large acquisition by small degrees.
Bow and Arrows--Love affairs.
Bottles--A feast; (broken) sickness; (empty) melancholy.
Bouquet--(To carry) marriage; (to destroy) separation; (to throw away)
Brook--(Clear) lasting friendship; (troubled) domestic quarrel.
Birds--New pleasures; (singing) love, good fortune.
Biscuit--Rejoicings, jolly feasting.
Blessing or Benediction--A forced marriage.
Bridge--(To pass one) success through industry; (to fall from) loss of
business and disappointment in love.
Bread--Profit; (white) lasting affection; (black) inconstancy.
Bugs--Enemies seeking to do injury.
Bull--(Peaceful) gain; (onset of) apprehension.
Butcher--Death of a friend.
Butter--Surprises; (to make) a legacy.
Cabbage--Health and long life.
Cage--(With bird) liberty; (without bird) imprisonment.
Cakes--Meeting with friends; (to make or eat) prosperity.
Carpenter--Arrangement of affairs.
Cart--Sickness and disgrace.
Cat--(To see) treason; (to kill) family quarrels.
Cellar--(Full) passing renown; (empty) health.
Cemetery--(To see) future prosperity; (to be in) news of a death.
Chain--Union; (broken) rupture.
Cherries--Health; (to gather) deception by a woman; (to eat) love.
Chicken--(Cooking) good news.
Cheese--Vexation and after success.
Child--(Pretty) pleasure; (ugly) danger; (running) business difficulty.
Church--Heritage; (to pray in) deceit; (to speak aloud in) domestic
Cider--Distant heritage, dispute.
Clams--Small possessions, stingily kept.
Clock--Marriage; (striking) a competency.
Cock--Pride, power, success; (one crowing) sudden trouble; (two
fighting) expensive follies.
Corpse--Long life; news of the living; (one disinterred) infidelity.
Cobbler--Long toil, ill paid.
Corn--Riches; (to grind) abundance.
Crabs--Ill results of endeavor.
Cradle, or Crib--Increase in the family.
Cricket--Hospitality, home comfort.
Cross--(To see) disquiet; (to bear) tranquillity.
Crow--Disappointed expectations, humiliation; (to hear) disgrace.
Crowd--Many matters, much to hear.
Crutches--(To use) gambling losses; (to break or leave) recovery.
Currants--(Red) friendship; (white) satisfaction; (black) infidelity.
Cypress--Despair, death of one cherished.
Dancing--(To engage in) successful endeavor; (to see) weariness.
Debts--(Denied) business safety; (admitted) distress.
Doctor--Robustness; (to be one) enjoyment.
Dog--Friendly services; (to play with) suffering through extravagance.
Desertion--Good news, permanence.
Diamonds--Brief, illusive happiness; (to find) loss; (to sell) peril.
Dispute--(Friendly) see Argument; (not friendly) see Quarrel.
Dishes--Possessions; (breaking) family quarrels.
Door--(Open) opportunities; (closed) unfruitful adventure; (to force)
Dove--Home happiness, a lover.
Draughts--(To play at) disappointment.
Drawing--A proposal for rejection.
Drum--Small difficulties, trifling loss.
Duck--Profit and pleasure; (to kill one) misfortune.
Dumb--(One's self) quarrels; (another) peace.
Eagle--Worthy ambition; (kill one) gratified wishes.
Eclipse--(The sun) loss; (the moon) profit.
Eels--(Alive) vexation; (dead) vengeance satisfied.
Eggs--(A few) riches; (many) misadventure.
Elephant--Power; (feed one) gain of a service.
Face--(Smiling) joy; (pale) trouble.
Falling--Dangerous elevation; (in a hole) calumny, disappointment.
Farmer--Full, good living.
Feathers--(White) great joy, friendship; (black) hindrances.
Fields--Joy, good health, domestic happiness.
Fingers--(Scalded) envy; (cut) grief; (to see more than five on one
hand) new relatives.
Figs--(Dried) festivity; (green) hope; (to eat) transient pleasures.
Flowers--Happiness; (to gather) benefit; (to cast away) quarrels.
Flute--News of a birth.
Firearms--(To see) anger; (blaze of) spite; (to hear) havoc.
Fish--Success, joy; (to catch) deceit of friends.
Flag--Contention; (to bear) fame, honor.
Flame--(Luminous) good news.
Fleas--Unhappiness; (to kill) triumph over enemies.
Flies--That some one is jealous of us.
Fox--To be duped; (to kill) to triumph over enemies.
Frogs--Distrust; (hopping) vexation, annoyance.
Fruits--Joy, prosperity, gain; (to eat) be deceived by a woman;
(throwaway) trouble through others' envy.
Funeral--Inheritance, news of a birth or marriage.
Fur--(On the body) health and long life.
Gallows--Dignities and honors (proportionate to height).
Garden--Bright future days; (well kept) increase of fortune;
(disorderly) business losses and failure.
Garlic--Deceived by a woman.
Garments--Annoyance; (white) innocence, comfort; (black) death of a
friend; (torn or soiled) sadness, misfortune.
Ghost--(White) consolation; (black) temptation.
Gift--(From a man) danger; (from a woman) spite.
Goat--(White) prosperity; (black) sickness.
Goose--Same as Duck; (catch one) ensnarement.
Grandparents--Occasion for repentance.
Grapes--Enjoyment, rejoicing; (scant or poor) deprivations.
Grass--(Green) long life.
Grasshopper--Lost harvest or savings.
Grave--(Open) loss of a friend; (filled up) good fortune.
Hair--(Orderly) comfort, complacency; (tangled) perplexities; (falling
Harp--A handsome partner.
Harvest--Wealth in the country.
Heart--(Pain or troubles) sickness, danger.
Heaven--Some joyful event will happen.
Hell--You lead a bad life and should reform before it is too late.
Hen--Profit; (hear one) consolation; (one laying) joy.
Herbs--Prosperity; (to eat) grief.
Hill--(Up one) success; (down) misadventure.
Hole--Obstacles. See Falling.
Honey--Success in business.
Horse--(See white one) unexpected good fortune; (see black one) partial
success; (mount or ride) success in enterprise; (curry one) a speedy
Hotel--(See one) wandering; (be in) discomfort.
House--(New or strange) consolation; (many) bewilderment.
Husband--If a wife dreams that her husband is married to another it
Imps--Occasion for caution.
Ink--Reconciliation; (upset) separation.
Insanity--Bright ideas, wise thought.
Intoxication--(One's self) pleasures; (another) scandal.
Ivy--Children many and handsome.
Jail--(To enter) safety; (leaving one) single blessedness.
Jaw--Riches in the family.
Jug--Loss through awkwardness or neglect.
Keys--Explanations, progress in knowledge; (to lose) perplexity.
Killing--(To see) security; (one's self) love quarrels; (another)
King--Satisfaction, progress in affairs.
Kiss--(In the light) true love; (in the dark) risks; (a stranger) a new
lover; (a rival) treason; (married woman kissed by a stranger) a new
baby and a jealous husband.
Knitting--Mischievous talk, malice.
Labor--Conjugal happiness, increase of fortune.
Ladder--(To go up) brief glory; (to go down) debasement.
Lady--Humiliation; (many) gossip.
Lambs--(To see) peace; (to have) profit; (to carry) success; (to buy)
great surprise; (to kill) secret grief.
Lame Person--Business misfortune.
Lamps--(Unlit) neglect; (lighted) love troubles.
Lantern--(Lighted) safe adventure; (unlit) blunder.
Laughter--Troubled happiness, botheration.
Leg--(If sound and supple) successful enterprise, prosperous journey.
Letter--(To see) discovery; (to receive) good news from afar.
Lightning--A love quarrel.
Lily--(Faded) vain hopes; (fine) innocence, happiness.
Lizard--Snares of dubious origin.
Lawyer--Marriage of a friend.
Leech--Aid in trouble; (many of them) extortion, usury.
Lottery Tickets--(Number distinct) success in affairs; (number
indistinct) foolish expenditure.
Love--An all round good indication.
Lovers--Troubles and joys mixed.
Man--(Handsome) love; (ugly) wrangles.
Markets--(A busy one) joyous events; (empty) deprivations.
Measles--Wealth coupled with disgrace.
Meat--(Roast) kind reception, (boiled) melancholy.
Mills--Legacy from a relative
Mirror--(To look in) misunderstanding; (broken) misadventure.
Money--Losses in business; (to find) tardy discoveries.
Moon--Love; (bright) continual pleasure; (clouded) sickness, danger to
one beloved; (full) wealth; (new) awakening affection; (failing) deceit;
Mourning--Impending happiness, invitation to a ball or wedding.
Mouth--(Closed so that cannot eat) sudden death; (wider than usual)
Nails--(Broken) misadventure; (very long) emoluments.
Needles--Disappointment in love.
Nest--Good luck, profit.
Night--(Walking) uneasiness, melancholy.
Nose--(That yours is large) prosperity and acquaintance with rich
Nuts--Peace and satisfaction after trouble and difficulty.
Oak--(Green) health, strength; (dead or fallen) heavy losses.
Oars--Safe enterprise; (to break or lose) dependence.
Offer of Marriage--New lovers.
Office--(Turn out of) death or loss of property.
Old Person--(Man) prudence, wisdom; (woman) scandal.
Olives--Honors and dignities.
Onions--Aggravation, dispute with inferiors.
Opera--Pleasure followed by pain.
Orange Blossom--A marriage.
Oranges--Amusement, pleasure; (sour) chagrin, injury.
Orchard--Much of nothing.
Ostrich--Misadventure through vanity.
Oven--Ease, riches; (hot) feasting.
Pain--Trouble and recovery.
Painter--That everything will be lovely.
Palm-Tree--Honor, power, victory.
Paper--Tidings; (colored) deceit; (painted) brief happiness.
Parrot--A bad neighbor, tale-bearing.
Pastry--(To eat) annoyance; (to make) good times.
Paths--(Straight) happiness; (crooked) ill to the willful.
Pawnbroker--Little result of big endeavor.
Peacock--Peril through pride, ambition or unwariness.
Pears--Treachery; (to eat) tidings of death; (to gather) festivities.
Peddler--You are mistaken in your estimate of a friend.
Pheasant--Good fortune; (to kill one) peril; (to carry one) honor.
Pig--Pork--(Few) avarice; (many) profits.
Postman--News from the absent.
Preserves--Loss of time and money.
Pump--(If water) marriage and fortune; (if dry) flirtation.
Purchase--(On credit) deprivations; (for cash) possessions.
Purse--(Empty) something to get; (full) pride, disquiet.
Rabbit--(White) friendship; (black) trouble; (many) extensive pleasures.
Racing--Success in life.
Radishes--That you will discover secrets.
Rain--Legacy or gift.
Rat--Secret enemies; (white) triumph over enemies.
Raven--Misfortune; (hear one) grief.
Reaper--A picnic party.
Ride--(With men) it is a good sign; (with women) a bad sign.
Riot--Scarcity through mischief.
River--Success in enterprise; (to fall in) attempts of enemies; (to
throw one's self in) confusion in affairs.
Rock--Annoyance; (to surmount) difficulties overcome.
Roses--Always of happy omen; (full blown) health, joy, abundance;
(faded) success, with some drawbacks; (white) innocence; (red)
satisfaction; (yellow) jealousy.
Ruffles--Honors, profitable occupation.
Rust--Idle times, decay, failure.
Sailor--Tidings from abroad.
Satin or Silk--Gain.
Saw--Satisfactory conclusion in affairs.
Screech-Owl--Death of near relative.
Sea--Long journey, large affairs.
Serenade--News of a marriage.
Servant--(Man) abuse of confidence; (maid) suspicion.
Shawl--(A fine one) honors; (thin or old) shame; (torn) detraction.
Shell--(Filled) success; (empty) ill-omen.
Ship--Wishes fulfilled; (in danger) unexpected good fortune.
Shoes--Advantageous speculation; (much worn) a speedy journey.
Shop--(To be in) pleasure denied; (to conduct) dues withheld.
Skating--(To see) hindrances, crosses; (to do) success.
Sky--(Clear) happiness, peace; (clouded) misfortune.
Snow--(In season) good harvest; (unseasonable) discouragement.
Soup--Return of health or fortune.
Spider--(In the dark) gain; (in the light) contention; (kill one)
Sports--Pleasure and after regrets.
Spot--(On clothes) sadness; (on the sun) baseless fears.
Spy--(To be one) reprehension; (to see) rumors.
Stag--Gain; (chase one) business failure.
Stars--Happiness; (pale) affliction; (shooting) death of relative.
Stocking--(To pull off) comfort; (to pull on) discomfort; (new) a visit;
(a hole in) deceitful fortune.
Stones--(Under foot) trouble, suffering; (thrown or falling) malice.
Stranger--Return of a lost friend.
Strange Room--A mystery solved.
Strawberries--Unexpected good fortune.
Street--(To walk in) a favorable reception.
Sugar--Privation and want.
Sun--(Bright) discovery of secrets; (clouded) bad news; (rising)
success; (setting) losses.
Supper--News of a birth.
Sweeping--Confidence well placed.
Table--Joy; (to set) abundance.
Teeth--(Handsome) health, goodness; (mean or drawn) vexation, loss.
Thief--(To be one) loss; (to lose by one) good speculations.
Thimble--Work hard to find.
Thorns--Disappointment, pain; (to be pricked by) loss of money.
Thread--Intrigue; (tangled) confusion of affairs; (to break) failure;
(to split) a secret betrayed.
Thunder--Danger; (to see thunderbolt fall) death of a friend.
Toads--Something to disgust.
Tomb--Family matters, nuptials, births.
Torches--Invitation to a wedding.
Trap-Door--(Open) a secret divulged; (shut) mystery.
Travel--(On foot) work; (on wheels) fortune.
Treasure--(That you find one) disappointment.
Trees--In general; (green) hope; (withered) grief; (leafless) deceit;
(cut down) robbery; (to climb) change of employment.
Trousers--Honors and responsibilities.
Turkey--If you dream of a turkey you will shortly see a fool.
Umbrella--(To a lady) A new lover; (to a gentleman) a breach of promise
Undress--(One's self) rebuke; (another) scandal.
Uniform--(To see) humbling; (to wear) flattery.
Vegetables--(In general) weary toil; (to gather) quarrels; (to eat)
Veil--Marriage; (black) death or separation.
Vermin--Enough and to spare.
Villain--Danger of losing property.
Vinegar--(To drink) wrangles; (spoiled) sickness.
Violets--Success of undertakings.
Violin--(In concert) sympathy, consolation; (alone) bereavement.
Virgin--Joy without regret; (pretended one) sorrow, evil.
Vulture--Bitter enmity; (kill one) triumph over foes; (one feeding)
Wagon--(Loaded) emolument; (empty) ease, pleasure.
Wake--Poverty and misery.
Wall--Obstacles; (to be on) prosperity.
War--Misunderstandings and contention.
Wash-Day--New friends, good resolutions.
Wasps--Annoyance; (to be stung) affronts.
Watch--Time well employed.
Water--See Bath, Drink; (to drink) a marriage or birth; (to fall into)
Weasel--To be outwitted.
Wedding--Unexpected danger, troubled happiness.
Well--(Draw water from) good fortune; (fall into) peril.
Wheelbarrow, Wheel--Disability, infirmity.
Widowhood--Satisfaction, new belongings.
Wife--If a man dreams he sees his wife married to another, it betokens a
Wolf--Enmity; (to kill one) gain, success.
Woman--Deceit; (fair) love; (ugly) scandal.
Wood-Cutter--Labor without profit.
Woods--(To rich) loss; (to poor) profit.
Work--(Of right hand) prosperity; (of left hand) impecuniosity.
Worms--Secret enemies, ill-health.
Writing--Pleasant and profitable discovery.
Yoke--Responsibilities, particularly of marriage.
Youth--Good time, light responsibilities.
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