What's In A Dream
An A to Z of Dream Meanings and Symbolism in Dreams
A Dream Dictionary for use in Dream Interpretation
``_And the King said unto them, I have dreamed a dream,
To endeavor to pacify suffering ones, denotes that you will be
Pacifying the anger of others, denotes that you will labor
If a lover dreams of soothing the jealous suspicions of his sweetheart,
To dream of seeing a packet coming in, foretells that some pleasant
To see one going out, you will experience slight losses and disappointments.
To see a page, denotes that you will contract a hasty union with one
If a young woman dreams she acts as a page, it denotes that she
To see a pagoda in your dreams, denotes that you will soon go
If a young woman finds herself in a pagoda with her sweetheart,
To dream of full pails of milk, is a sign of fair prospects
An empty pail is a sign of famine, or bad crops.
For a young woman to be carrying a pail, denotes household employment.
To dream that you are in pain, will make sure of your own unhappiness.
To see others in pain, warns you that you are making mistakes
To see newly painted houses in dreams, foretells that you will succeed
To have paint on your clothing, you will be made unhappy by the thoughtless
To dream that you use the brush yourself, denotes that you
To dream of seeing beautiful paintings, denotes that friends will assume
For a young woman to dream of painting a picture, she will be deceived
Wandering through a palace and noting its grandeur, signifies that
To see and hear fine ladies and men dancing and conversing, denotes
For a young woman of moderate means to dream that she is a
This is often a very deceitful and misleading dream to the young
To dream of the palisades, denotes that you will alter well-formed
To dream that you see a pall, denotes that you will have
If you raise the pall from a corpse, you will doubtless soon
To dream of a pall-bearer, indicates some enemy will provoke
To dream of a pallet, denotes that you will suffer temporary
For a young woman to dream of palmistry, foretells she will be
If she has her palms read, she will have many friends
Palm trees seen in your dreams, are messages of hopeful situations
For a young woman to pass down an avenue of palms, omens a
To dream that you are afflicted with palsy, denotes that you
To see your friend so afflicted, there will be uncertainty
For lovers to dream that their sweethearts have palsy, signifies that
To dream of eating pancakes, denotes that you will have excellent
To cook them, denotes that you will be economical and thrifty
_Pane of Glass_.
To dream that you handle a pane of glass, denotes that you are dealing
To talk to a person through a pane of glass, denotes that there
To dream of a panorama, denotes that you will change your
To see a panther and experience fright, denotes that contracts in love
If one menaces you by its presence, you will have disappointments
If you hear the voice of a panther, and experience terror
A panther, like the cat, seen in a dream, portends evil to the dreamer,
To dream of seeing pantomimes, denotes that your friends will deceive
_Paper or parchment_.
If you have occasion in your dreams to refer to, or handle,
To dream of parables, denotes that you will be undecided as to the
To dream that you are in Paradise, means loyal friends, who are
To dream that you start to Paradise and find yourself bewildered and
Paralysis is a bad dream, denoting financial reverses and disappointment
To dream of a parasol, denotes, for married people, illicit enjoyments.
If a young woman has this dream, she will engage in many flirtations,
To dream of a parcel being delivered to you, denotes that you
If you carry a parcel, you will have some unpleasant task to perform.
To let a parcel fall on the way as you go to deliver it,
To dream that you are endeavoring to gain pardon for an offense
To receive pardon, you will prosper after a series of misfortunes.
To see your parents looking cheerful while dreaming, denotes harmony
If they appear to you after they are dead, it is a warning of
To see them while they are living, and they seem to be
To dream of seeing your parents looking robust and contented, denotes
To dream of walking through a well-kept park, denotes enjoyable leisure.
Parrots chattering in your dreams, signifies frivolous employments
To see them in repose, denotes a peaceful intermission of family broils.
For a young woman to dream that she owns a parrot, denotes that her
To teach a parrot, you will have trouble in your private affairs.
A dead parrot, foretells the loss of social friends.
To dream of parsley, denotes hard-earned success, usually the surroundings
To eat parsley, is a sign of good health, but the care of a large
To see or eat parsnips, is a favorable omen of successful business
To dream of parting with friends and companions, denotes that many
If you part with enemies, it is a sign of success in love and business.
To dream of seeing your business partner with a basket of crockery
To dream of forming a partnership with a man, denotes uncertain
To dissolve an unpleasant partnership, denotes that things will arrange
Partridges seen in your dreams, denotes that conditions will be
To ensnare them, signifies that you will be fortunate in expectations.
To kill them, foretells that you will be successful, but much
To eat them, signifies the enjoyment of deserved honors.
To see them flying, denotes that a promising future is before you.
To dream of an unknown party of men assaulting you for your money
To dream of attending a party of any kind for pleasure, you will find
To dream that you see passengers coming in with their luggage,
To hear a passing bell, unexpected intelligence of the sorrow
To ring one yourself, denotes ill health and reverses.
To dream of a password, foretells you will have influential aid
To dream of pasteboard, denotes that unfaithful friends will deceive
To dream of pastry, denotes that you will be deceived by some artful person.
To eat it, implies heartfelt friendships.
If a young woman dreams that she is cooking it, she will fail
To dream that you have patches upon your clothing, denotes that you
To see others wearing patches, denotes want and misery are near.
If a young woman discovers a patch on her new dress, it indicates
For a woman to do family patching, denotes close and loving bonds
To dream of securing a patent, denotes that you will be careful
If you buy one, you will have occasion to make a tiresome
To see one, you will suffer unpleasantness from illness.
To dream that you resort to patent medicine in your search for health,
To see or manufacture patent medicines, you will rise from obscurity
To dream that you are walking in a narrow and rough path,
To dream that you are trying to find your path, foretells that you
To walk through a pathway bordered with green grass and flowers,
To see a large paunch, denotes wealth and the total absence of refinement.
To see a shriveled paunch, foretells illness and reverses.
To dream that you are a pauper, implies unpleasant happenings for you.
To see paupers, denotes that there will be a call upon your generosity.
If in your dreams you enter a pawn-shop, you will find disappointments
To pawn articles, you will have unpleasant scenes with your wife
For a woman to go to a pawn-shop, denotes that she is guilty of indiscretions,
To redeem an article, denotes that you will regain lost positions.
To dream that you see a pawn-shop, denotes you are negligent
Dreaming of seeing or eating peaches, implies the sickness of children,
To see dried peaches, denotes that enemies will steal from you.
For a young woman to dream of gathering luscious peaches from
For persons dreaming of peacocks, there lies below the brilliant
For a woman to dream that she owns peacocks, denotes that she
To hear their harsh voices while looking upon their proudly spread
To dream of pearls, is a forerunner of good business and trade
If a young woman dreams that her lover sends her gifts of pearls,
To dream of eating pears, denotes poor success and debilitating health.
To admire the golden fruit upon graceful trees, denotes that fortune
To dream of gathering them, denotes pleasant surprises will follow
To preserve them, denotes that you will take reverses philosophically.
Baking them, denotes insipid love and friendships.
Dreaming of eating peas, augurs robust health and the accumulation
To see them growing, denotes fortunate enterprises.
To plant them, denotes that your hopes are well grounded and they
To gather them, signifies that your plans will culminate in good and
To dream of canned peas, denotes that your brightest hopes
To see dried peas, denotes that you are overtaxing your health.
To eat dried peas, foretells that you will, after much success,
For a young woman to dream of a pebble-strewn walk, she will be vexed
To dream of eating this appetizing nut, you will see one of your dearest
To see them growing among leaves, signifies a long, peaceful existence.
If they are difficult to crack and the fruit is small, you will succeed
To dream of a pelican, denotes a mingling of disappointments with successes.
To catch one, you will be able to overcome disappointing influences.
To kill one, denotes that you will cruelly set aside the rights of others.
To see them flying, you are threatened with changes, which will impress
To dream of a pen, foretells you are unfortunately being
To dream that you have penalties imposed upon you, foretells that you
To pay a penalty, denotes sickness and financial loss.
To dream of pencils, denotes favorable occupations.
To dream of a penitentiary, denotes you will have engagements
To dream of pennies, denotes unsatisfactory pursuits.
To lose them, signifies small deference and failures.
To find them, denotes that prospects will advance to your improvement.
To count pennies, foretells that you will be business-like and economical.
To dream of drawing a pension, foretells that you will be aided
To fail in your application for a pension, denotes that you will lose
To dream of pepper burning your tongue, foretells that you will suffer
To see red pepper growing, foretells for you a thrifty and an independent
To see piles of red pepper pods, signifies that you will aggressively
To grind black pepper, denotes that you will be victimized by the wiles
For a young woman to put it on her food, foretells that she will be
To dream of peppermint, denotes pleasant entertainments
To see it growing, denotes that you will participate in some pleasure
To enjoy drinks in which there is an effusion of peppermint, denotes
To dream of inhaling perfume, is an augury of happy incidents.
For you to perfume your garments and person, denotes that you
Being oppressed by it to intoxication, denotes that excesses in joy
To spill perfume, denotes that you will lose something which
To break a bottle of perfume, foretells that your most cherished
To dream that you are distilling perfume, denotes that your employments
For a young woman to dream of perfuming her bath, foretells
To dream that you are in a perspiration, foretells that you
To dream of being worried over a pest of any nature, foretells that
To see others thus worried, denotes that you will be annoyed
To dream of seeing new petticoats, denotes that pride in your belongings
To see them soiled or torn, portends that your reputation will be
If a young woman dream that she wears silken, or clean, petticoats,
To dream of pewter, foretells straitened circumstances.
To dream that a phantom pursues you, foretells strange
To see a phantom fleeing from you, foretells that trouble
Dreaming of pheasants, omens good fellowship among your friends.
To eat one, signifies that the jealousy of your wife will cause
To shoot them, denotes that you will fail to sacrifice one selfish
To dream of seeing phosphorus, is indicative of evanescent joys.
For a young woman, it foretells a brilliant but brief success with admirers.
If you see photographs in your dreams, it is a sign of approaching deception.
If you receive the photograph of your lover, you are warned
For married people to dream of the possession of other persons'
To dream that you are having your own photograph made, foretells that
For a young woman to dream of a physician, denotes that she
To dream of seeing a piano, denotes some joyful occasion.
To hear sweet and voluptuous harmony from a piano,
To find your piano broken and out of tune, portends dissatisfaction
To see an old-fashioned piano, denotes that you have, in trying moments,
For a young woman to dream that she is executing difficult,
To dream of a pickaxe, denotes a relentless enemy is working to overthrow
To dream of pickles, denotes that you will follow worthless pursuits
For a young woman to dream of eating pickles, foretells an unambitious career.
To dream of pickles, denotes vexation in love, but final triumph.
For a young woman to dream that she is eating them, or is hungry
To dream of a pickpocket, foretells some enemy will succeed
To dream of attending a picnic, foreshadows success and real enjoyment.
Dreams of picnics, bring undivided happiness to the young.
Storms, or any interfering elements at a picnic, implies the temporary
Pictures appearing before you in dreams, prognosticate deception
To make a picture, denotes that you will engage in
To destroy pictures, means that you will be pardoned for using
To buy them, foretells worthless speculation.
To dream of seeing your likeness in a living tree, appearing and disappearing,
To dream of being surrounded with the best efforts of the old
To stand upon a pier in your dream, denotes that you will be
If you strive to reach a pier and fail, you will lose the distinction
To dream of eating pies, you will do well to watch your enemies,
For a young woman to dream of making pies, denotes that she will flirt
To dream of a fat, healthy pig, denotes reasonable success in affairs.
To dream of seeing pigeons and hearing them cooing above their cotes,
To see them being used in a shooting match, and, if you participate,
To see them flying, denotes freedom from misunderstanding,
To dream of pilgrims, denotes that you will go on an extended journey,
To dream that you are a pilgrim, portends struggles with poverty
For a young woman to dream that a pilgrim approaches her,
To dream that you take pills, denotes that you will have responsibilities
To give them to others, signifies that you will be criticised
To dream of a pillow, denotes luxury and comfort.
For a young woman to dream that she makes a pillow, she will have encouraging
To dream of your flesh being full of pimples, denotes worry over trifles.
To see others with pimples on them, signifies that you will be troubled
For a woman to dream that her beauty is marred by pimples, her conduct
To dream of feeling pincers on your flesh, denotes that you
To dream of pineapples, is exceedingly propitious.
To dream that you prick your fingers while preparing a pineapple
To see a pine tree in a dream, foretells unvarying success
To dream of pins, augurs differences and quarrels ill families.
To a young woman, they warn her of unladylike conduct towards her lover.
To dream of swallowing a pin, denotes that accidents will force
To lose one, implies a petty loss or disagreement.
To see a bent or rusty pin, signifies that you will lose esteem
To stick one into your flesh, denotes that some person will irritate you.
Pipes seen in dreams, are representatives of peace and comfort
Sewer, gas, and such like pipes, denotes unusual thought and prosperity
Old and broken pipe, signifies ill health and stagnation of business.
To dream that you smoke a pipe, denotes that you will enjoy the visit
To dream of pirates, denotes that you will be exposed to the evil
To dream that you are a pirate, denotes that you will fall beneath
For a young woman to dream that her lover is a pirate, is a sign
Seeing a pistol in your dream, denotes bad fortune, generally.
If you own one, you will cultivate a low, designing character.
If you hear the report of one, you will be made aware of some scheme
To dream of shooting off your pistol, signifies that you will
If you are looking into a deep pit in your dream, you will run silly
To fall into a pit denotes calamity and deep sorrow.
To dream that you are descending into one, signifies that you
To dream of a pitcher, denotes that you will be of a generous
A broken pitcher, denotes loss of friends.
Pitchforks in dreams, denotes struggles for betterment of fortune
To dream that you are attacked by some person using a pitchfork,
To dream of a plague raging, denotes disappointing returns in business,
If you are afflicted with the plague, you will keep your
For a young woman to dream of crossing a plain, denotes that she
To dream that you use a plane, denotes that your liberality and successful
To see carpenters using their planes, denotes that you will progress
To dream of seeing planes, denotes congeniality and even success.
A love of the real, and not the false, is portended by this dream.
To dream of a planet, foretells an uncomfortable journey and depressing work.
For a young woman to dream that she is walking across muddy water
Walking a good, sound plank, is a good omen, but a person will have
To dream of seeing walls plainly plastered, denotes that success will
To have plaster fall upon you, denotes unmitigated disasters and disclosure.
To see plasterers at work, denotes that you will have a sufficient
For a woman to dream of plates, denotes that she will practise economy
For a young woman to dream that she attends a play,
To dream of pleasure, denotes gain and personal enjoyment.
To dream of a plow, signifies unusual success, and affairs will reach
To see persons plowing, denotes activity and advancement
For a young woman to see her lover plowing, indicates that she will
To plow yourself, denotes rapid increase in property and joys.
Plums, if they are green, unless seen on trees, are signs of personal
To see them ripe, denotes joyous occasions, which, however, will be
To eat them, denotes that you will engage in flirtations
To gather them, you will obtain your desires, but they will not prove
If you find yourself gathering them up from the ground, and find rotten
To dream of your pocket, is a sign of evil demonstrations against you.
To find a pocketbook filled with bills and money in your dreams,
If you lose your pocketbook, you will unfortunately disagree with your
To dream of some one stabbing you with a poinard, denotes that secret
If you attack any person with one of these weapons, you will unfortunately
Dreaming of poinards, omens evil.
To fed that you are poisoned in a dream, denotes that some painful
If you seek to use poison on others, you will be guilty of base thoughts,
For a young woman to dream that she endeavors to rid herself
To throw the poison away, denotes that by sheer force you
To handle poison, or see others with it, signifies that unpleasantness
To dream that your relatives or children are poisoned, you will receive
If an enemy or rival is poisoned, you will overcome obstacles.
To recover from the effects of poison, indicates that you
To take strychnine or other poisonous medicine under the advice
To dream of seeing a red hot poker, or fighting with one,
To play at poker, warns you against evil company; and young women,
Polar bears in dreams, are prognostic of deceit,
To see the skin of one, denotes that you will successfully
To dream of a pole-cat, signifies salacious scandals.
To inhale the odor of a pole-cat on your clothes, or otherwise smell
To kill one, denotes that you will overcome formidable obstacles.
If the police are trying to arrest you for some crime of which you
If the arrest is just, you will have a season of unfortunate incidents.
To see police on parole, indicates alarming fluctuations in affairs.
To dream of polishing any article, high attainments will place
To dream of a politician, denotes displeasing companionships,
If you engage in political wrangling, it portends that misunderstandings
For a young woman to dream of taking interest in politics,
To dream of dancing the polka, denotes pleasant occupations.
Pomegranates, when dreamed of, denotes that you will wisely use
If your sweetheart gives you one, you will be lured by artful
To eat one, signifies that you will yield yourself a captive
To see a pond in your dream, denotes that events will bring no emotion,
If the pond is muddy, you will have domestic quarrels.
To see ponies in your dreams, signifies moderate speculations
To dream that you, or any of your friends, appear to be poor,
To see a poor-house in your dream, denotes you have unfaithful friends,
Any dream in which you see the Pope, without speaking to him,
To speak to the Pope, denotes that certain high honors are in store
To dream of seeing poplars, is an omen of good, if they are in leaf or bloom.
For a young woman to stand by her lover beneath the blossoms and leaves
Her lover will be handsome and polished. Wealth and friends will be
Poppies seen in dreams, represents a season of seductive pleasures
If you inhale the odor of one, you will be the victim of artful
(The mesmeric influence of the poppy inducts one into strange atmospheres,
To dream of porcelain, signifies you will have favorable opportunities
To dream of a porch, denotes that you will engage a new undertakings,
If a young woman dreams that she is with her lover on a porch,
To dream that you build a porch, you will assume new duties.
To see a porcupine in your dreams, denotes that you will disapprove
For a young woman to dream of a porcupine, portends that she
To see a dead one, signifies your abolishment of ill feelings and possessions.
If you eat pork in your dreams, you will encounter real trouble,
To see a porpoise in your dreams, denotes enemies are thrusting
Seeing a porter in a dream, denotes decided bad luck and eventful happenings.
To imagine yourself a porter, denotes humble circumstances.
To hire one, you will be able to enjoy whatever success comes to you.
To discharge one, signifies that disagreeable charges will be
To dream of a portfolio, denotes that your employment will not be
To dream of gazing upon the portrait of some beautiful person,
To dream of postage stamps, denotes system and remuneration in business.
If you try to use cancelled stamps, you will fall into disrepute.
To receive stamps, signifies a rapid rise to distinction.
To see torn stamps, denotes that there are obstacles in your way.
To dream of a postman, denotes that hasty news will more frequently
To dream of a post-office, is a sign of unpleasant tidings.
To dream of a pot, foretells that unimportant events will work you
Dreaming of potatoes, brings incidents often of good.
To dream of digging them, denotes success.
To dream of eating them, you will enjoy substantial gain.
To cook them, congenial employment.
Planting them, brings realization of desires.
To see them rotting, denotes vanished pleasure and a darkening future.
To dream of a potter, denotes constant employment,
To see a potter's field in your dreams, denotes you will have poverty
To see dressed poultry in a dream, foretells extravagant
To see powder in your dreams, denotes unscrupulous people are dealing
To dream of a prairie, denotes that you will enjoy ease,
An undulating prairie, covered with growing grasses and flowers,
A barren prairie, represents loss and sadness through the absence of friends.
To be lost on one, is a sign of sadness and ill luck.
To dream of saying prayers, or seeing others doing so,
To dream of a preacher, denotes that your ways are not above reproach,
To dream that you are a preacher, foretells for you losses in business,
To hear preaching, implies that you will undergo misfortune.
To argue with a preacher, you will lose in some contest.
To see one walk away from you, denotes that your affairs will move
To see a long-haired preacher, denotes that you are shortly to have
To dream of standing over a yawning precipice, portends the threatenings
To fall over a precipice, denotes that you will be engulfed in disaster.
For a woman to dream that she is pregnant, denotes she will be unhappy
For a virgin, this dream omens scandal and adversity.
To receive presents in your dreams, denotes that you will
A priest is an augury of ill, if seen in dreams.
If he is in the pulpit, it denotes sickness and trouble for the dreamer.
If a woman dreams that she is in love with a priest,
To confess to a priest, denotes that you will be subjected
These dreams imply that you have done, or will do,
To dream of this little flower starring the grass at your feet,
To see a printer in your dreams, is a warning of poverty,
To be in a printing office in dreams, denotes that slander and contumely
To run a printing office is indicative of hard luck.
For a young woman to dream that her sweetheart is connected
To dream of a prison, is the forerunner of misfortune in every instance,
To see any one dismissed from prison, denotes that you will
To dream that your privacy suffers intrusion, foretells you
To see a prize fight in your dreams, denotes your affairs will give
For a young woman to see a prize fighter, foretells she will have pleasure
To dream of a procession, denotes that alarming fears will
To see or participate in a torch-light procession, denotes that you
To dream of profanity, denotes that you will cultivate those traits
To dream that others use profanity, is a sign that you will be injured
To dream of profits, brings success in your immediate future.
To dream of promenading, foretells that you will engage in energetic
To see others promenading, signifies that you will have rivals
To dream that you own vast property, denotes that you will be successful
To dream that you are in the company of a prostitute, denotes that
For a young woman to dream of a prostitute, foretells that
To dream of a publican, denotes that you will have your sympathies
To dream of a publisher, foretells long journeys and aspirations
If a woman dreams that her husband is a publisher, she will be jealous
For a publisher to reject your manuscript, denotes that you will
To dream of puddings, denotes small returns from large investments,
To eat it, is proof that your affairs will be disappointing.
For a young woman to cook, or otherwise prepare a pudding,
To find yourself stepping into puddles of clear water in a dream,
To wet your feet by stepping into puddles, foretells that your pleasure
To dream of a pulpit, denotes sorrow and vexation.
To dream that you are in a pulpit, foretells sickness, and unsatisfactory
To dream of your pulse, is warning to look after your affairs and health
To dream of feeling the pulse of another, signifies that you are committing
To see a pump in a dream, denotes that energy and faithfulness
To see a broken pump, signifies that the means of advancing in life
If you work a pump, your life will be filled with pleasure
To dream of drinking the concoction called punch, denotes that you
To dream that you are punching any person with a club or fist,
To dream of pups, denotes that you will entertain the innocent and
To dream of purchases usually augurs profit and advancement with pleasure.
To dream of your purse being filled with diamonds and new bills,
To dream of working in putty, denotes that hazardous chances
If you put in a window-pane with putty, you will seek fortune
To dream of pyramids, denotes that many changes will come to you.
If you scale them, you will journey along before you find the gratification
To dream that you are studying the mystery of the ancient pyramids,
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