God came to Abimelech in a dream by night, and said to him, "Behold, thou art but a dead man, for the woman thou hast taken; for she is a man's wife."
—Gen. xx., 3rd.
To dream of crying babies, is indicative of ill health and disappointments.
A bright, clean baby, denotes love requited, and many warm friends. Walking alone, it is a sure sign of independence and a total ignoring of smaller spirits. If a woman dream she is nursing a baby, she will be deceived by the one she trusts most.
It is a bad sign to dream that you take your baby if sick with fever. You will have many sorrows of mind.
To dream of a baby carriage, denotes that you will have a congenial friend who will devise many pleasurable surprises for you.
For a man to dream that he is a bachelor, is a warning for him to keep clear of women.
For a woman to dream of a bachelor, denotes love not born of purity. Justice goes awry. Politicians lose honor.
To dream of seeing a nude back, denotes loss of power. Lending advice or money is dangerous. Sickness often attends this dream.
To see a person turn and walk away from you, you may be sure envy and jealousy are working to your hurt.
To dream of your own back, bodes no good to the dreamer.
Conditions will change from good to bad if you are joined with others in back-biting.
For your friends to back-bite you, indicates worriment by servants and children.
To dream of playing backgammon, denotes that you will, while visiting, meet with unfriendly hospitality, but will unconsciously win friendships which will endure much straining.
If you are defeated in the game, you will be unfortunate in bestowing your affections, and your affairs will remain in an unsettled condition.
To dream of eating bacon is good, if some one is eating with you and hands are clean.
Rancid bacon, is dulness of perception and unsatisfactory states will worry you.
To dream of curing bacon is bad, if not clear of salt and smoke. If clear, it is good.
To dream of a badger, is a sign of luck after battles with hardships.
This is not a bad dream, unless the music be harsh and the player in rags.
To dream of the Baghavad, foretells for you a season of seclusion; also rest to the exhausted faculties. A pleasant journey for your advancement will be planned by your friends. Little financial advancement is promised in this dream.
If the dreamer is seeking bail, unforeseen troubles will arise; accidents are likely to occur; unfortunate alliances may be made.
If you go bail for another, about the same conditions, though hardly as bad.
Shows a striving for a higher place, and a deficiency in intellect. If the bailiff comes to arrest, or make love, false friends are trying to work for your money.
To dream of a bake-house, demands caution in making changes in one's career. Pitfalls may reveal themselves on every hand.
For a young woman to dream that she is in a bake house, portends that her character will be assailed. She should exercise great care in her social affairs.
Baking is unpropitious for a woman. Ill health and the care of many children; meanness and poverty of supporters are indicated.
For lovers to dream of making sad adieus on a balcony, long and perhaps final separation may follow. Balcony also denotes unpleasant news of absent friends.
To see a bald-headed man, denotes that sharpers are to make a deal adverse to your interests, but by keeping wide awake, you will outwit them.
For a man to dream of a bald-headed woman, insures him to have a vixen for wife.
A bald hill, or mountain, indicates famine and suffering in various forms.
For a young woman to dream of a bald-headed man, is a warning to her to use her intelligence against listening to her next marriage offer.
Bald-headed babies signify a happy home, a loving companion, and obedient children.
A very satisfactory omen, if beautiful and gaily-dressed people are dancing to the strains of entrancing music. If you feel gloomy and distressed at the inattention of others, a death in the family may be expected soon.
Indicates infidelity in the marriage state; also failures in business, and quarrels and jealousies among sweethearts.
Blighted hopes and adversity come with this dream. Business of every character will sustain an apparent falling off.
To ascend in a balloon, denotes an unfortunate journey.
Evil pursues the unfortunate dreamer. If you are banished to foreign lands, death will be your portion at an early date. To banish a child, means perjury of business allies. It is a dream of fatality.
To dream of a banjo, denotes that pleasant amusements will be enjoyed. To see a negro playing one, denotes that you will have slight worries, but no serious vexation for a season.
For a young woman to see negroes with their banjos, foretells that she will fail in some anticipated amusement. She will have misunderstandings with her lover.
To see vacant tellers, foretells business losses. Giving out gold money, denotes carelessness; receiving it, great gain and prosperity.
To see silver and bank-notes accumulated, increase of honor and fortune. You will enjoy the highest respect of all classes.
Denotes partial collapse in business, and weakening of the brain faculties. A warning to leave speculations alone.
To dream of bananas, foretells that you will be mated to an uninteresting and an unloved companion.
To eat them, foretells a tiresome venture in business, and self-inflicted duty.
To see them decaying, you are soon to fall into some disagreeable enterprise.
To trade in them, non-productive interests will accumulate around you.
To see one's country's banner floating in a clear sky, denotes triumph over foreign foes. To see it battered, is significant of wars and loss of military honors on land and sea.
It is good to dream of a banquet. Friends will wait to do you favors. To dream of yourself, together with many gaily-attired guests, eating from costly plate and drinking wine of fabulous price and age, foretells enormous gain in enterprises of every nature, and happiness among friends.
To see inharmonious influences, strange and grotesque faces or empty tables, is ominous of grave misunderstandings or disappointments.
To see bantam chickens in your dream, denotes your fortune will be small, yet you will enjoy contentment. If they appear sickly, or exposed to wintry storms, your interests will be impaired.
To dream of baptism, signifies that your character needs strengthening by the practice of temperance in advocating your opinions to the disparagement of your friends.
To dream that you are an applicant, signifies that you will humiliate your inward self for public favor.
To dream that you see John the Baptist baptizing Christ in the Jordan, denotes that you will have a desperate mental struggle between yielding yourself to labor in meagre capacity for the sustenance of others, or follow desires which might lead you into wealth and exclusiveness.
To see the Holy Ghost descending on Christ, is significant of resignation to duty and abnegation of self.
If you are being baptized with the Holy Ghost and fire, means that you will be thrown into a state of terror over being discovered in some lustful engagement.
To dream of tending a bar, denotes that you will resort to some questionable mode of advancement.
Seeing a bar, denotes activity in communities, quick uplifting of fortunes, and the consummation of illicit desires.
To dream of a barber, denotes that success will come through struggling and close attention to business. For a young woman to dream of a barber, foretells that her fortune will increase, though meagerly.
To wander in the night barefoot with torn garments, denotes that you will be crushed in expectation, and evil influences will surround your every effort.
The dreamer will obtain his highest desires, and every effort will be crowned with success. Decay in anything denotes loss.
For a man to dream of a barmaid, denotes that his desires run to low pleasures, and he will scorn purity.
For a young woman to dream that she is a barmaid, foretells that she will be attracted to fast men, and that she will prefer irregular pleasures to propriety.
If well filled with ripe and matured grain, and perfect ears of corn, with fat stock surrounding it, it is an omen of great prosperity. If empty, the reverse may be expected.
To see a barometer in a dream, foretells a change will soon take place in your affairs, which will prove profitable to you. If it is broken, you will find displeasing incidents in your business, arising unexpectedly.
To see baseball in your dream, denotes you will be easily contented, and your cheerfulness will make you a popular companion.
For a young woman to dream that she is playing baseball, means much pleasure for her, but no real profit or comfort.
To dream that you are in a basement, foretells that you will see prosperous opportunities abating, and with them, pleasure will dwindle into trouble and care.
For a young woman to dream of bathing in a basin, foretells her womanly graces will win her real friendships and elevations.
To dream of seeing or carrying a basket, signifies that you will meet unqualified success, if the basket is full; but empty baskets indicate discontent and sorrow.
To dream of basting meats while cooking, denotes you will undermine your own expectations by folly and selfishness. For a woman to baste her sewing, omens much vacation owing to her extravagance.
To dream that you have a bass voice, denotes you will detect some discrepancy in your business, brought about by the deceit of some one in your employ. For the lover, this foretells estrangements and quarrels.
For a young person to dream of taking a bath, means much solicitude for one of the opposite sex, fearing to lose his good opinion through the influence of others.
For a pregnant woman to dream this, denotes miscarriage or accident. For a man, adultery. Dealings of all kinds should be carried on with discretion after this dream.
To go in bathing with others, evil companions should be avoided. Defamation of character is likely to follow. If the water is muddy, evil, indeed death, and enemies are near you.
For a widow to dream of her bath, she has forgotten her former ties, and is hurrying on to earthly loves. Girls should shun male companions. Men will engage in intrigues of salacious character.
A warm bath is generally significant of evil. A cold, clear bath is the fore-runner of joyful tidings and a long period of excellent health. Bathing in a clear sea, denotes expansion of business and satisfying research after knowledge.
To see white roses in a bathroom, and yellow ones in a box, denote that sickness will interfere with pleasure; but more lasting joys will result from this disappointment.
For a young woman to dream of a bathroom, foretells that her inclinations trend too much toward light pleasures and frivolities.
Awful is the fate of the unfortunate dreamer of this ugly animal. Sorrows and calamities from hosts of evil work against you. Death of parents and friends, loss of limbs or sight, may follow after a dream of these ghoulish monsters. A white bat is almost a sure sign of death. Often the death of a child follows this dream.
Battle signifies striving with difficulties, but a final victory over the same.
If you are defeated in battle, it denotes that bad deals made by others will mar your prospects for good.
To dream of a bayonet, signifies that enemies will hold you in their power, unless you get possession of the bayonet.
A palmy leisure awaits you in which you will meet many pleasing varieties of diversions. Much knowledge will be reaped in the rest from work. It is generally a good dream for everybody.
For a sailor to see a beacon-light, portends fair seas and a prosperous voyage.
For persons in distress, warm attachments and unbroken, will arise among the young.
To the sick, speedy recovery and continued health. Business will gain new impetus. To see it go out in time of storm or distress, indicates reverses at the time when you thought Fortune was deciding in your favor.
To dream of beads, foretells attention from those in elevated position will be shown you. To count beads, portends immaculate joy and contentment. To string them, you will obtain the favor of the rich. To scatter them, signifies loss of caste among your acquaintances.
This is a bad dream. To see them growing, omens worries and sickness among children.
Dried beans, means much disappointment in worldly affairs. Care should be taken to prevent contagious diseases from spreading.
To dream of eating them, implies the misfortune or illness of a well loved friend.
Bear is significant of overwhelming competition in pursuits of every kind. To kill a bear, portends extrication from former entanglements.
A young woman who dreams of a bear will have a threatening rival or some misfortune.
To dream of seeing a beard, denotes that some uncongenial person will oppose his will against yours, and there will be a fierce struggle for mastery, and you are likely to lose some money in the combat.
A gray beard signifies hard luck and quarrels.
To see beards on women, foretells unpleasant associations and lingering illness.
For some one to pull your beard, denotes that you will run a narrow risk if you do not lose property.
To comb and admire it, shows that your vanity will grow with prosperity, making you detestable in the sight of many of your former companions.
For a young woman to admire a beard, intimates her desire to leave celibacy; but she is threatened with an unfortunate marriage.
It bodes no good to dream of being beaten by an angry person; family jars and discord are signified.
To beat a child, ungenerous advantage is taken by you of another; perhaps the tendency will be to cruelly treat a child.
Beauty in any form is pre-eminently good. A beautiful woman brings pleasure and profitable business. A well formed and beautiful child, indicates love reciprocated and a happy union.
To dream of seeing beavers, foretells that you will obtain comfortable circumstances by patient striving. If you dream of killing them for their skins, you will be accused of fraud and improper conduct toward the innocent.
A bed, clean and white, denotes peaceful surcease of worries. For a woman to dream of making a bed, signifies a new lover and pleasant occupation.
To dream of being in bed, if in a strange room, unexpected friends will visit you. If a sick person dreams of being in bed, new complications will arise, and, perhaps, death.
To dream that you are sleeping on a bed in the open air, foretells that you will have delightful experiences, and opportunity for improving your fortune. For you to see negroes passing by your bed, denotes exasperating circumstances arising, which will interfere with your plans.
To see a friend looking very pale, lying in bed, signifies strange and woeful complications will oppress your friends, bringing discontent to yourself.
For a mother to dream that her child wets a bed, foretells she will have unusual anxiety, and persons sick, will not reach recovery as early as may be expected. For persons to dream that they wet the bed, denotes sickness, or a tragedy will interfere with their daily routine of business.
Seen in your dreams, they indicate continued sickness and unhappy states. Fatalities are intimated if you see them in profusion.
To see bedbugs simulating death, foretells unhappiness caused by illness. To mash them, and water appears instead of blood, denotes alarming but not fatal illness or accident. To see bedbugs crawling up white walls, and you throw scalding water upon them, denotes grave illness will distress you, but there will be useless fear of fatality.
If the water fails to destroy them, some serious complication with fatal results is not improbable.
To dream that you do not like your bed fellow, foretells that some person who has claims upon you, will censure and make your surroundings unpleasant generally.
If you have a strange bed fellow, your discontent will worry all who come near you. If you think you have any kind of animal in bed with you, there will be unbounded ill luck overhanging you.
To see one newly furnished, a happy change for the dreamer. Journeys to distant places, and pleasant companions.
If raw and bloody, cancers and tumors of a malignant nature will attack the subject. Be on your guard as to bruises and hurts of any kind.
To see, or eat cooked beef, anguish surpassing human aid is before you. Loss of life by horrible means will occur. Beef properly served under pleasing surroundings denotes harmonious states in love and business, if otherwise, evil is foreboded, though it may be of a trifling nature.
Fateful of disappointments if drinking from a bar. To see others drinking, work of designing intriguers will displace your fairest hopes.
To habitue's of this beverage, harmonious prospectives are foreshadowed, if pleasing, natural and cleanly conditions survive. The dream occurrences frequently follow in the actual.
Bees signify pleasant and profitable engagements.
For an officer, it brings obedient subjects and healthful environments.
To a preacher, many new members and a praying congregation.
To business men, increase in trade. To parents, much pleasure from dutiful children. If one stings, loss or injury will bear upon you from a friendly source.
To dream of seeing them on your person, denotes poverty and small ills. To kill them is good.
To see them growing abundantly, harvest and peace will obtain in the land; eating them with others, is full of good tidings.
If they are served in soiled or impure dishes, distressful awakenings will disturb you.
To see an old, decrepit beggar, is a sign of bad management, and unless you are economical, you will lose much property. Scandalous reports will prove detrimental to your fame.
To give to a beggar, denotes dissatisfaction with present surroundings.
To dream that you refuse to give to a beggar is altogether bad.
To dream of being beheaded, overwhelming defeat or failure in some undertaking will soon follow.
To see others beheaded, if accompanied by a large flow of blood, death and exile are portended.
To see one, indicates disastrous losses and the early dissolution of a dear relative.
To see one, strewn with flowers in a church, denotes an unfortunate marriage.
Strategic moves will bring success in commercial circles. Women will find rivals in society; vain and fruitless efforts will be made for places in men's affections.
Taking it, denotes misery and failure to meet past debts.
Fortune is hurrying after you. Questions of importance will be settled amicably among disputants. To see him looking sad some sorrowful event or misfortune may soon follow.
Working a bellows, denotes a struggle, but a final triumph over poverty and fate by energy and perseverance.
To dream of seeing a bellows, distant friends are longing to see you.
To hear one, occult knowledge will be obtained by the help of powerful means. One fallen into disuse, portends you have wasted energies under misguiding impulses.
To hear bells tolling in your dreams, death of distant friends will occur, and intelligence of wrong will worry you.
Liberty bells, indicate a joyous victory over an opponent.
It is bad to dream of seeing a swollen mortifying belly, it indicates desperate sickness.
To see anything moving on the belly, prognosticates humiliation and hard labor.
To see a healthy belly, denotes insane desires.
To dream that you have a new style belt, denotes you are soon to meet and make engagements with a stranger, which will demoralize your prosperity. If it is out of date, you will be meritedly censured for rudeness.
Distrust debtors and confidants if you dream of sitting on one.
If you see others doing so, happy reunions between friends who have been separated through misunderstandings are suggested.
After this dream, pleasures of consolation from the knowledge of duties well performed, and the health of the young is assured.
To dream of the bereavement of a child, warns you that your plans will meet with quick frustration, and where you expect success there will be failure.
Bereavement of relatives, or friends, denotes disappointment in well matured plans and a poor outlook for the future.
Betting on races, beware of engaging in new undertakings. Enemies are trying to divert your attention from legitimate business.
Betting at gaming tables, denotes that immoral devices will be used to wring money from you.
To dream of the Bible, foretells that innocent and disillusioned enjoyment will be proffered for your acceptance.
To dream that you vilify the teachings of the Bible, forewarns you that you are about to succumb to resisted temptations through the seductive persuasiveness of a friend.
For a man to commit bigamy, denotes loss of manhood and failing mentality. To a woman, it predicts that she will suffer dishonor unless very discreet.
To dream of riding a bicycle up hill, signifies bright prospects. Riding it down hill, if the rider be a woman, calls for care regarding her good name and health; misfortune hovers near.
Billiards, foretell coming troubles to the dreamer. Law suits and contentions over property. Slander will get in her work to your detriment. If you see table and balls idle, deceitful comrades are undermining you.
It is a favorable dream to see birds of beautiful plumage. A wealthy and happy partner is near if a woman has dreams of this nature.
Moulting and songless birds, denotes merciless and inhuman treatment of the outcast and fallen by people of wealth.
To see a wounded bird, is fateful of deep sorrow caused by erring offspring.
To see flying birds, is a sign of prosperity to the dreamer. All disagreeable environments will vanish before the wave of prospective good.
To catch birds, is not at all bad. To hear them speak, is owning one's inability to perform tasks that demand great clearness of perception.
To kill than with a gun, is disaster from dearth of harvest.
To see an empty bird's nest, denotes gloom and a dull outlook for business. With eggs in the nest, good results will follow all engagements. If young ones are in the nest, it denotes successful journeys and satisfactory dealings. If they are lonely and deserted, sorrow, and folly of yours will cause you anxiety.
For a married woman to dream of giving birth to a child, great joy and a handsome legacy is foretold.
For a single woman, loss of virtue and abandonment by her lover.
To dream of a birthday is a signal of poverty and falsehood to the young, to the old, long trouble and desolation.
Receiving happy surprises, means a multitude of high accomplishments. Working people will advance in their trades.
Giving birthday presents, denotes small deferences, if given at a fe^te or reception.
Eating or baking them, indicates ill health and family peace ruptured over silly disputes.
To dream of a bishop, teachers and authors will suffer great mental worries, caused from delving into intricate subjects.
To the tradesman, foolish buying, in which he is likely to incur loss of good money.
For one to see a bishop in his dreams, hard work will be his patrimony, with chills and ague as attendant. If you meet the approval of a much admired bishop, you will be successful in your undertakings in love or business.
This dream omens ill.
It implies a wish to undo work that is past undoing. You are also likely to suffer losses through some enemy.
To dream of blackberries denotes many ills. To gather them is unlucky. Eating them denotes losses.
To see in your dreams writing in white chalk on a blackboard, denotes ill tidings of some person prostrated with some severe malady, or your financial security will be swayed by the panicky condition of commerce.
To see a blacksmith in a dream, means laborious undertakings will soon work to your advantage.
To dream of your bladder, denotes you will have heavy trouble in your business if you are not careful of your health and the way you spend your energies.
To see children blowing up bladders, foretells your expectations will fail to give you much comfort.
Blankets in your dream means treachery if soiled. If new and white, success where failure is feared, and a fatal sickness will be avoided through unseen agencies.
Blasphemy, denotes an enemy creeping into your life, who under assumed friendship will do you great harm.
To dream you are cursing yourself, means evil fortune. To dream you are cursed by others, signifies relief through affection and prosperity.
The interpretation of this dream here given is not satisfactory.
To hear young animals bleating in your dreams, foretells that you will have new duties and cares, though not necessarily unpleasant ones.
To dream of bleeding, denotes death by horrible accidents and malicious reports about you. Fortune will turn against you.
To dream of being blind, denotes a sudden change from affluence to almost abject poverty.
To see others blind, denotes that some worthy person will call on you for aid.
For a woman to dream that she is blindfolded, means that disturbing, elements are rising around to distress and trouble her. Disappointment will be felt by others through her.
To dream that you are playing at blind man's buff, denotes that you are about to engage in some weak enterprise which will likely humiliate you, besides losing money for you.
Blood-stained garments, indicate enemies who seek to tear down a successful career that is opening up before you. The dreamer should beware of strange friendships.
To see blood flowing from a wound, physical ailments and worry. Bad business caused from disastrous dealings with foreign combines.
To see blood on your hands, immediate bad luck, if not careful of your person and your own affairs.
To dream of seeing a blood stone, denotes that you will be unfortunate in your engagements. For a young woman to receive one as a gift, denotes she will suffer estrangement from one friend, but will, by this, gain one more worthy of her.
To dream of seeing trees and shrubs in blossom, denotes a time of pleasing prosperity is nearing you.
Denotes injury to yourself. If you receive a blow, brain trouble will threaten you. If you defend yourself, a rise in business will follow.
To dream of using blotting paper, signifies you will be deceived into the betrayal of secrets which will seriously involve a friend.
To see worn blotting paper, denotes continued disagreements in the home or among friends.
For a young woman to dream of blushing, denotes she will be worried and humiliated by false accusations. If she sees others blush, she will be given to flippant railery which will make her unpleasing to her friends.
To dream of a boarding house, foretells that you will suffer entanglement and disorder in your enterprises, and you are likely to change your residence.
To dream of this is just about the same as to dream of the devil; it indicates stormy times and much bad fortune. Disenchantment with humanity will follow. To kill one is good.
To hear boasting in your dreams, you will sincerely regret an impulsive act, which will cause trouble to your friends. To boast to a competitor, foretells that you will be unjust, and will use dishonest means to overcome competition.
Boat signals forecast bright prospects, if upon clear water. If the water is unsettled and turbulent, cares and unhappy changes threaten the dreamer. If with a gay party you board a boat without an accident, many favors will be showered upon you. Unlucky the dreamer who falls overboard while sailing upon stormy waters.
To dream of bobbins, denotes that important work will devolve on you, and your interests will be adversely affected if you are negligent in dispatching the same work.
Bogs, denotes burdens under whose weight you feel that endeavors to rise are useless. Illness and other worries may oppress you.
To dream of seeing a boiler out of repair, signifies you will suffer from bad management or disappointment.
For a woman to dream that she goes into a cellar to see about a boiler foretells that sickness and losses will surround her.
To dream of a boil running pus and blood, you will have unpleasant things to meet in your immediate future. May be that the insincerity of friends will cause you great inconvenience.
To dream of boils on your forehead, is significant of the sickness of some one near you.
To dream of bolts, signifies that formidable obstacles will oppose your progress. If the bolts are old or broken, your expectations will be eclipsed by failures.
To dream of bomb shells, foretells anger and disputes, ending in law suits. Many displeasing incident[s] follow this dream.
To see your bones protruding from the flesh, denotes that treachery is working to ensnare you.
To see a pile of bones, famine and contaminating influences surround you.
Bonnet, denotes much gossiping and slanderous insinuations, from which a woman should carefully defend herself.
For a man to see a woman tying her bonnet, denotes unforeseen good luck near by. His friends will be faithful and true.
A young woman is likely to engage in pleasant and harmless flirtations if her bonnet is new and of any color except black.
Black bonnets, denote false friends of the opposite sex.
Pleasant pursuits, honor and riches to dream of studying them. For an author to dream of his works going to press, is a dream of caution; he will have much trouble in placing them before the public.
To dream of spending great study and time in solving some intricate subjects, and the hidden meaning of learned authors, is significant of honors well earned.
To see children at their books, denotes harmony and good conduct of the young.
To dream of old books, is a warning to shun evil in any form.
To see a bookcase in your dreams, signifies that you will associate knowledge with your work and pleasure. Empty bookcases, imply that you will be put out because of lack of means or facility for work.
To visit a book store in your dream, foretells you will be filled with literary aspirations, which will interfere with your other works and labors.
To see your boots on another, your place will be usurped in the affections of your sweetheart.
To wear new boots, you will be lucky in your dealings. Bread winners will command higher wages.
Old and torn boots, indicate sickness and snares before you.
Borrowing is a sign of loss and meagre support. For a banker to dream of borrowing from another bank, a run on his own will leave him in a state of collapse, unless he accepts this warning. If another borrows from you, help in time of need will be extended or offered you. True friends will attend you.
For a young woman to dream that her bosom is wounded, foretells that some affliction is threatening her.
To see it soiled or shrunken, she will have a great disappointment in love and many rivals will vex her. If it is white and full she is soon to be possessed of fortune. If her lover is slyly observing it through her sheer corsage, she is about to come under the soft persuasive influence of a too ardent wooer.
Bottles are good to dream of if well filled with transparent liquid. You will overcome all obstacles in affairs of the heart, prosperous engagements will ensue. If empty, coming trouble will envelop you in meshes of sinister design, from which you will be forced to use strategy to disengage yourself.
To dream of a bouquet beautifully and richly colored, denotes a legacy from some wealthy and unknown relative; also, pleasant, joyous gatherings among young folks.
To see a withered bouquet, signifies sickness and death.
Bow and arrow in a dream, denotes great gain reaped from the inability of others to carry out plans.
To make a bad shot means disappointed hopes in carrying forward successfully business affairs.
Opening a goods box in your dream, signifies untold wealth and that delightful journeys to distant places may be made with happy results. If the box is empty disappointment in works of all kinds will follow.
To see full money boxes, augurs cessation from business cares and a pleasant retirement.
To see in your dreams a bracelet encircling your arm, the gift of lover or friend, is assurance of an early marriage and a happy union.
If a young woman lose her bracelet she will meet with sundry losses and vexations.
To find one, good property will come into her possession.
To see your own brain in a dream, denotes uncongenial surroundings will irritate and dwarf you into an unpleasant companion. To see the brains of animals, foretells that you will suffer mental trouble.
If you eat them, you will gain knowledge, and profit unexpectedly.
To dream of brambles entangling you, is a messenger of evil. Law suits will go against you, and malignant sickness attack you, or some of your family.
To dream of brandy, foretells that while you may reach heights of distinction and wealth, you will lack that innate refinement which wins true friendship from people whom you most wish to please.
It betokens, if full of fruit and green leaves, wealth, many delightful hours with friends. If they are dried, sorrowful news of the absent.
To dream of brass, denotes that you will rise rapidly in your profession, but while of apparently solid elevation you will secretly fear a downfall of fortune.
Hearing an ass bray, is significant of unwelcome tidings or intrusions.
For a woman to dream of eating bread, denotes that she will be afflicted with children of stubborn will, for whom she will spend many days of useless labor and worry.
To dream of breaking bread with others, indicates an assured competence through life.
To see a lot of impure bread, want and misery will burden the dreamer. If the bread is good and you have access to it, it is a favorable dream.
See Baking and Crust.
Breakage is a bad dream. To dream of breaking any of your limbs, denotes bad management and probable failures. To break furniture, denotes domestic quarrels and an unquiet state of the mind.
To break a window, signifies bereavement. To see a broken ring order will be displaced by furious and dangerous uprisings, such as jealous contentions often cause.
Is favorable to persons engaged in mental work. To see a breakfast of fresh milk and eggs and a well filled dish of ripe fruit, indicates hasty, but favorable changes.
If you are eating alone, it means you will fall into your enemies' trap. If you are eating with others it is good.
To come close to a person in your dreaming with a pure and sweet breath, commendable will be your conduct, and a profitable consummation of business deals will follow.
Breath if fetid, indicates sickness and snares.
Losing one's breath, denotes signal failure where success seemed assured.
To dream of being in a vast brewing establishment, means unjust persecution by public officials, but you will eventually prove your innocence and will rise far above your persecutors.
Brewing in any way in your dreams, denotes anxiety at the outset, but usually ends in profit and satisfaction.
To see yourself caught among briars, black enemies are weaving cords of calumny and perjury intricately around you and will cause you great distress, but if you succeed in disengaging yourself from the briars, loyal friends will come to your assistance in every emergency.
Brick in a dream, indicates unsettled business and disagreements in love affairs. To make them you will doubtless fail in your efforts to amass great wealth.
For a young woman to dream that she is a bride, foretells that she will shortly come into an inheritance which will please her exceedingly, if she is pleased in making her bridal toilet. If displeasure is felt she will suffer disappointments in her anticipations.
To dream that you kiss a bride, denotes a happy reconciliation between friends. For a bride to kiss others, foretells for you many friends and pleasures; to kiss you, denotes you will enjoy health and find that your sweetheart will inherit unexpected fortune.
To kiss a bride and find that she looks careworn and ill, denotes you will be displeased with your success and the action of your friends.
If a bride dreams that she is indifferent to her husband, it foretells that many unhappy circumstances will pollute her pleasures.
To see a long bridge dilapidated, and mysteriously winding into darkness, profound melancholy over the loss of dearest possessions and dismal situations will fall upon you. To the young and those in love, disappointment in the heart's fondest hopes, as the loved one will fall below your ideal.
To cross a bridge safely, a final surmounting of difficulties, though the means seem hardly safe to use. Any obstacle or delay denotes disaster.
To see a bridge give way before you, beware of treachery and false admirers. Affluence comes with clear waters. Sorrowful returns of best efforts are experienced after looking upon or coming in contact with muddy or turbid water in dreams.
To dream of a bridle, denotes you will engage in some enterprise which will afford much worry, but will eventually terminate in pleasure and gain. If it is old or broken you will have difficulties to encounter, and the probabilities are that you will go down before them.
A blind bridle signifies you will be deceived by some wily enemy, or some woman will entangle you in an intrigue.
To see bridle bits in your dreams, foretells you will subdue and overcome any obstacle opposing your advancement or happiness. If they break or are broken you will be surprised into making concessions to enemies,
To dream of brimstone, foretells that discreditable dealings will lose you many friends. if you fail to rectify the mistakes you are making.
To see fires of brimstone, denotes you will be threatened with loss by contagion in your vicinity.
To dream that you are affected with bronchitis, foretells you will be detained from pursuing your views and plans by unfortunate complications of sickness in your home.
To suffer with bronchitis in a dream, denotes that discouraging prospects of winning desired objects will soon loom up before you.
For a woman to dream of a bronze statue, signifies that she will fail in her efforts to win the person she has determined on for a husband.
If the statue simulates life, or moves, she will be involved in a love affair, but no marriage will occur. Disappointment to some person may follow the dream.
To dream of bronze serpents or insects, foretells you will be pursued by envy and ruin. To see bronze metals, denotes your fortune will be uncertain and unsatisfactory.
To see a fowl with her brood, denotes that, if you are a woman, your cares will be varied and irksome. Many children will be in your care, and some of them will prove wayward and unruly.
Brood, to others, denotes accumulation of wealth.
To dream of brooms, denotes thrift and rapid improvement in your fortune, if the brooms are new. If they are seen in use, you will lose in speculation. For a woman to lose a broom, foretells that she will prove a disagreeable and slovenly wife and housekeeper.
Broth denotes the sincerity of friends. They will uphold you in all instances. If you need pecuniary aid it will be forthcoming. To lovers, it promises a strong and lasting attachment.
To make broth, you will rule your own and others' fate.
To dream of being in a brothel, denotes you will encounter disgrace through your material indulgence.
To see your brothers, while dreaming, full of energy, you will have cause to rejoice at your own, or their good fortune; but if they are poor and in distress, or begging for assistance, you will be called to a deathbed soon, or some dire loss will overwhelm you or them.
To dream of using a hair-brush, denotes you will suffer misfortune from your mismanagement. To see old hair brushes, denotes sickness and ill health. To see clothes brushes, indicates a heavy task is pending over you.
If you are busy brushing your clothes, you will soon receive reimbursement for laborious work. To see miscellaneous brushes, foretells a varied line of work, yet withal, rather pleasing and remunerative.
To dream of buckles, foretells that you will be beset with invitations to places of pleasure, and your affairs will be in danger of chaotic confusion.
If a woman dreams that she kills a lot of buffaloes, she will undertake a stupendous enterprise, but by enforcing will power and leaving off material pleasures, she will win commendation from men, and may receive long wished for favors. Buffalo, seen in a dream, augurs obstinate and powerful but stupid enemies. They will boldly declare against you but by diplomacy you will escape much misfortune.
To hear joyous blasts from a bugle, prepare for some unusual happiness, as a harmony of good things for you is being formed by unseen powers.
Blowing a bugle, denotes fortunate dealings.
To dream of bugs denotes that some disgustingly revolting complications will rise in your daily life. Families will suffer from the carelessness of servants, and sickness may follow.
To see large and magnificent buildings, with green lawns stretching out before them, is significant of a long life of plenty, and travels and explorations into distant countries.
Small and newly built houses, denote happy homes and profitable undertakings; but, if old and filthy buildings, ill health and decay of love and business will follow.
To see one pursuing you, business trouble, through envious and jealous competitors, will harass you.
If a young woman meets a bull, she will have an offer of marriage, but, by declining this offer, she will better her fortune.
To see a bull goring a person, misfortune from unwisely using another's possessions will overtake you.
To dream of a white bull, denotes that you will lift yourself up to a higher plane of life than those who persist in making material things their God. It usually denotes gain.
To dream of entering strange premises and have a bulldog attack you, you will be in danger of transgressing the laws of your country by using perjury to obtain your desires.
If one meets you in a friendly way, you will rise in life, regardless of adverse criticisms and seditious interference of enemies.
Denotes that kind friends will surround you, if you are in danger from enemies. Good health is promised you.
To dream that you carry a heavy burden, signifies that you will be tied down by oppressive weights of care and injustice, caused from favoritism shown your enemies by those in power. But to struggle free from it, you will climb to the topmost heights of success.
To dream of burrs, denotes that you will struggle to free self from some unpleasant burden, and will seek a change of surroundings.
To dream that they are searching your person, you will have dangerous enemies to contend with, who will destroy you if extreme carefulness is not practised in your dealings with strangers.
If you dream of your home, or place of business, being burglarized, your good standing in business or society will be assailed, but courage in meeting these difficulties will defend you. Accidents may happen to the careless after this dream.
To attend the burial of a relative, if the sun is shining on the procession, is a sign of the good health of relations, and perhaps the happy marriage of some one of them is about to occur. But if rain and dismal weather prevails, sickness and bad news of the absent will soon come, and depressions in business circles will be felt
A burial where there are sad rites performed, or sorrowing faces, is indicative of adverse surroundings or their speedy approach.
To dream that you are buried alive. denotes that you are about to make a great mistake, which your opponents will quickly turn to your injury. If you are rescued from the grave, your struggle will eventually correct your misadventure.
Burns stand for tidings of good. To burn your hand in a clear and flowing fire, denotes purity of purpose and the approbation of friends. To burn your feet in walking through coals, or beds of fire, denotes your ability to accomplish any endeavor, however impossible it may be to others. Your usual good health will remain with you, but, if you are overcome in the fire, it represents that your interests will suffer through treachery of supposed friends.
To see them slaughtering cattle and much blood, you may expect long and fatal sickness in your family. To see a butcher cutting meat, your character will be dissected by society to your detriment. Beware of writing letters or documents.
To dream of eating fresh, golden butter, is a sign of good health and plans well carried out; it will bring unto you possessions, wealth and knowledge.
To eat rancid butter, denotes a competency acquired through struggles of manual labor.
To sell butter, denotes small gain.
To see a butterfly among flowers and green grasses, indicates prosperity and fair attainments.
To see them flying about, denotes news from absent friends by letter, or from some one who has seen them. To a young woman, a happy love, culminating in a life union.
To dream of sewing bright shining buttons on a uniform, betokens to a young woman the warm affection of a fine looking and wealthy partner in marriage. To a youth, it signifies admittance to military honors and a bright career.
Dull, or cloth buttons, denotes disappointments and systematic losses and ill health.
The loss of a button, and the consequent anxiety as to losing a garment, denotes prospective losses in trade.
Drinking buttermilk, denotes sorrow will follow some worldly pleasure, and some imprudence will impair the general health of the dreamer.
To give it away, or feed it to pigs, is bad still.
To dream that you are drinking buttermilk made into oyster soup, denotes that you will be called on to do some very repulsive thing, and ill luck will confront you. There are quarrels brewing and friendships threatened. If you awaken while you are drinking it, by discreet maneuvering you may effect a pleasant understanding of disagreements.
To dream that you hear a buzzard talking, foretells that some old scandal will arise and work you injury by your connection with it.
To see one sitting on a railroad, denotes some accident or loss is about to descend upon you. To see them fly away as you approach, foretells that you will be able to smooth over some scandalous disagreement among your friends, or even appertaining to yourself.
To see buzzards in a dream, portends generally salacious gossip or that unusual scandal will disturb you.