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Extended meaning of dream


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Basic meaning of dream


Cab

To ride in a cab in dreams, is significan t of pleas ant avocations, and average prosperity you will enjoy. To ride in a cab at night, with others, indicates that you will have a secret that you will endeavor to keep from your friends. To ride in a cab with a woman, scandal will c oup le your name with others of bad repute. To dream of driving a public cab, denotes manual labor, with little chance of advancement.

Cabbage

It is bad to dream of cabbage. Disorders may run riot in all forms. To dream of seeing cabbage green, means unfaithfulness in love and infidelity in wedlock. To cut heads of cab bage, denotes that you are tigh tening the cords of calamity around you by lavish expenditure.

Cable

To dream of a cable, foretells the undertaking of a decidedly hazardous work, which, if successfu lly carried to com pletion, will abound in riches and honor to you. To dream of receiving cablegrams, denotes that a message of importance will reach you soon, and will cause disag reeable comments.

Cabin

The cab in of a ship is rather unfortunate to bein insic a dream. Some mischief is brewing for you. You will most likely b e engaged in a law suit, in which you will lose from the unstability of your witness. For log cabin, see house.

Cackle

To hear the cackling of h ens deno tes a sudden shock produced by the news of an unexpected death in your neighborhood, Sickness will cause poverty.

Cage

In your dreaming if you see a cageful of birds, you will be the happy possessor of immense wealth and many beautiful and charming children. To see only one bird, you will contract a desirable and wealthy marriage. No bird indicates a member of the family lost, either by elopement or d eath. To see wild animals caged, denotes that you will triumph over your enemies and misfortunes. If you are in the cage with them, it denotes har rowing scenes from acc idents while traveling.

Cakes

Batter or pancakes, denote that the affections of the dreamer are well placed, and a home will be bequeathed to him or her. To dream of sweet cakes, is gain for the laboring and a favorable opportunity for the enterprising. Those in love will prosper. Pound cake is significant of muc h pleas ure either from society or business. For a yo ung woman to dream of her wedd ing cake is the only bad luck cake in the category. Baking them is not so good an omen as seeing them or eating them.

Calomel

To dream of calomel shows so me person is seeking to deceive and injure you through the unconscious abetting of friends. For a young woman to dream of taking it, foretells that she will be victimized through the artful designing of persons whom she trusts. If it is applied externally, she will close her eyes to deceit in order to en joy a short season of pleasure.

Calves

To dream of calves peacefully grazing on a velvety lawn, foretells to the young, happy, festive gatherings and enjoyment. Those engaged in seeking wealth will see it rapidly increasing. See Cattle.

Calendar

To dream of keeping a calendar, indicates that you will be very orderly and sys tematic in habits throughout the year. To see a calendar, d enotes disapp ointment in your calculations.

Calm

To see calm seas, denotes successful ending of doubtful undertaking. To feel calm and hap py, is a sign of a long and well-spent life and a vigorous old age.

Calumny

To dream that you are the subject of calumny, denotes that your interests will suffer at the hands of evil-minded gossips. For a young woman, it warns her to be careful of her conduct, as her movements are being critically observed by persons who claim to be her friends.

Camera

To dream of a camera, signifies that changes will bring undeserved environments. For a young woman to dream that she is taking pictures with a camera, foretells that her immediate future will have much that is displeasing and that a friend will subject her to acute disappointment.

Cameo Brooch

To dream of a cameo brooch, denotes some sad occurrence will soon claim your attention.

Camels

To see this beast of burden, signifies that you will entertain great patience and fortitude in time of almost unbearable anguish and failures that will seemingly sweep every vestige of hope from you. To own a camel, is a sign that you will possess rich mining property. To see a herd of camels on the desert, denotes assistance when all human aid seems at a low ebb, and of sickness from which you will arise, contrary to all expectations.

Campaign

To dream of making a political one, signifies your opposition to approved ways of conducting business, and you will set up original plans for yourself regardless of enemies' working against you. Those in power will lose. If it is a religious people conducting a campaign against sin, it denotes that you will be called upon to contribute from your private means to sustain charitable institutions. For a woman to dream that she is interested in a camp aign against fallen women, denotes that she will surmount obstacles and prove courageous in time o f need.

Cane

To see cane growing in your dream, foretells favorable advancement will be made toward fortune. To see it cut, denotes absolute failure in all undertakings.

Cancer

To have one s uccessfully treated in a dream, denotes a sudden ris e from obs cure poverty to wealthy surroundings. To dream of a cancer, denotes illness of some one near you, and quarrels with those you love. Depressions may follow to the man of affairs after this dream. To dream of a cancer, foretells sorrow in its ugliest phase. Love will resolve itself into cold formality, and business will be worrying and profitless.

Canal

To see the water of a canal muddy and stag nant-looking, portends sickness and disorders of the stomach and dark designs of enemies. But if its waters are clear a placid life and the devotion of friends is before you. For a young woman to glide in a canoe across a canal, denotes a chaste life and an adoring husband. If she crossed the canal on a bridge over clear water and gathers ferns and other greens o n the banks, she will enjoy a life of ceaseless rounds of pleasure and attain to high social distinction. But if the water be turbid she will often find herself tangled in meshes of perplexity and will be the victim of nervous troubles.

Candles

To see them burning with a clear and steady flame, denotes the constancy of those about you and a well-grounded fortune. For a maiden to dream that she is molding cand les, denotes that she will have an unexpected offer of marriage and a pleasant visit to distant relatives. If she is lighting a candle, she will meet her lover clandestinely because of parental objections. To see a candle wasting in a draught, enemies are circulating detrimental reports about you. To snuff a candle, portends sorowfulsic news. Friends are dead or in distressful straits.

Candlestic k

To see a candlestick bearing a whole candle, denotes that a bright future lies before you filled with health, happiness and loving companions. If empty, the reverse.

Canker

To dream of s eeing canker on any thing, is an o men of evil. It foretells death and treacherous companions for the young. Sorrow and loneliness to the aged. Cankerous growths in the flesh, denote future distinctions either as head of State or stage life. The last definition is not consistent with other parts of this book, but I let it stand, as I find it among my automatic writings.

Cannon-Ball

This means that secret enemies are uniting against you. For a maid to see a cannon-ball, denotes that she will have a soldier sweetheart. For a youth to see a cannon-ball, denotes that he will be called upon to defend his country.

Candy

To dream of making candy, denotes profit accruing from industry. To dream of eating crisp, new candy, implies social pleasures and much love-making among the young and old. Sour candy is a sign of illness or that disgusting annoyances will grow out of confidences too long kept. To receive a box of bonbons, signifies to a young person that he or she will be the recipient of much adulation. It generally means prosperity. If you send a box you will make a proposition, but will meet with disappointment.

Canopy

To dream of a canopy or of being beneath one, denotes that false friends are influencing you to undesirable ways of securing gain. You will do well to protect those in your care.

Cap

For a woman to dream of seeing a cap, she will be invited to take part in some festivity. For a girl to dream that she sees her sweetheart with a cap on, denotes that she will be bashful and shy in his presence. To see a prisoner's cap, denotes that your courage is failing you in time of danger. To see a miner's cap, you will inherit a substantial competency.

Captive

To dream that you are a cap tive, d enotes that you may have treachery to deal with, and if you cannot escape, that injury and misfortune will befall you. To dream of taking any one captive, you will join yourself to pursuits and persons of lowest status. For a young woman to dream that she is a captive, denotes that she will have a husband who will be jealous of her confidence in others; or she may be censured for her indiscretion.

Captain

To dream of seeing a captain of any company, denotes your noblest aspirations will be realized. If a woman dreams that her lover is a captain, she will be mu chharassed in mind fr om jealousy and rivalry.

Cardinal

It is unlucky to dream you see a cardinal in his robes. You will meet such misfortunes as will necessitate your removal to distant or foreign lands to begin anew your ruined fortune. For a woman to dream this is a sign of her downfall through false promises. If priest or preacher is a spiritual adviser and his services are supposed to be needed, especially in the hour of temptation, then we find ourselves dreaming of him as a warning against approaching evil.

Carnival

To dream that you are participating in a carnival, portends that you are soon to enjoy some unusual pleasure or recreation. A carnival when masks are used, or when incongruous or clownish figu res are seen, implies disc ordin the home; business will be unsatisfactory and love unrequited.

Cart

To dream of riding in a cart, ill luck and c onstant work will employ your time if you would keep supplies for your family. To see a cart, denotes bad news from kindred or friends. To dream of driving a cart, you will meet with merited success in business and other aspirations. For lovers to ride together in a cart, they will be true in spite of the machinations of rivals.

Cartridge

To dream of cartridges, foretells unhappy quarrels and dissensions. Some un toward fate threatens you or some o ne closely allied to you. If they are empty, there will be foolish variances in your as sociations.

Carving

To dream of carving a fowl, indicates you will be poorly off in a world ly way. Companions will cause you vexation from continued ill temper. Carving meat, denotes bad investments, but, if a change is made, prospects will be brighter.

Carpet

To see a carpet in a dream, denotes profit, and wealthy friends to aid you in need. To walk on a carpet, you will b e p rosperous and happy. To dream that you buy carpets, denotes great gain. If selling them, you will have cause to go on a pleasant journey, as well as a profitable one. For a young woman to dream of carpets, shows she will own a beautiful home and servants will wait upon her.

Carpenter

To see carpenters at their labor, foretells you will engage in honest endeavors to raise your fortune, to the exclusion of selfish pastime or so-called recreation.

Carriage

To see a carriage, implies that you will be gratified, and that you will make visits. To ride in one, you will have a sickness that will soon pass, and you will enjoy health and advantageous positions. To dream that you are looking for a carriage, you will have to labor hard, but will eventually be possessed with a fair competency.

Carrot

To dream of carrots, portends prosperity and health For a young woman to eat them, denotes that she will contract an early marriage and be the mother of several hardy children.

Cask

To see one filled, denotes prosperous times and feastings. If empty, your life will be void of any joy or consolation from ou tward influences.

Cash

To dream that you have plenty of cash, but that it has been borrowed, portends that you will be looked upon as a worthy man, but that tho se who come in close contact with you will find that you are mercenary and unfeeling. For a young woman to dream that she is spending borrowed money, foretells that she will be found out in her practice of deceit, and through this lose a prized friend.

Cash Box

To dream of a full cash box, denotes that favorable prospects will open around you. If empty, you will experience meager reimbursements.

Cashier

To see a cashier in your dream, denotes that others will claim your possessions. If you owe any one, you will practice deceit in your designs upon some wealthy person.

Castor Oil

To dream of castor oil, denotes that you will seek to overthrow a friend who is secretly abetting your ad vancement.

Castoria

To dream of castoria, denotes that you will fail to discharge some important duty, and your fortune will seemingly decline to low stages.

Catechism

To dream of the catechism, foretells that you will be offered a lucrative position, but the strictures will be such that you will be worried as to accepting it.

Caterpillar

To see a caterp illar in a dream, denotes that low and hypocritical people are in your immediate future, and you will do well to keep clear of deceitful appearances. You may suffer a loss in love or business. To dream of a caterpillar, foretells you will be placed in embarrassing situations, and there will be small honor or gain to be expected.

Cathedral

To dream of a wast cathedral with its domes rising into space, denotes that you will be possessed with an envio us nature and unhappy longings for the unattainable, both mental and physical; but if you enter you will be elevated in life, having for your companions the learned and wise.

Cauliflower

To dream of eating it, you will be taken to task for neglect of duty. To see it growing, your prospects will brighten after a period of loss. For a young woman to see this vegetable in a garden, denotes that she will marry to please her parents and not herself.

Cavalry

To dream that you see a division of cavalry, denotes personal advancement and distinction. So me little sensation may ac comp any your elevation.

Cav ern or Cave

To dream of seeing a cavern yawning in the weird moonlight before you, many perplexities will assail you, and doubtful advancement because of adversaries. Work and health is threatened. To be in a cave foreshadows change. You will probably be estranged from those who are very dear to you. For a young woman to walk in a cave with her lover or friend, denotes she will fall in love with a villain and will suffer the loss of true friends.

Cedars

To dream of seeing them green and shapely, denotes pleasing success in an undertaking. To see them dead or blighted, signifies despair. No object will be attained from seeing them thus.

Celestial Signs

To dream of celestial signs, foretells unhappy occurrences will cause you to make unseasonable journeys. Love or business may go awry, quarrels in the house are also predicted if you are not discreet with your engagements. See Illumination.

Celery

To dream of seeing fresh, crisp stalks of celery, you will be prosperous and influential beyond your highest hopes. To see it decaying, a death in your family will soonoccur. To eat it, boundless love and affection will be heaped upon you. For a young woman to eat it with her lover, denotes she will come into rich possessions.

Chaff

To see chaff, denotes an empty and fruitless undertaking and ill health causing much anxiety. Women dreaming of piles of chaff, portends many hours spent in useless and deg rading gossip, bringing them into notoriety and causing them to lose husbands who would have maintained them without work on their part.

Chains

To dream of being bou nd in chains, deno tes that unjust burdens are about to be thrown upon your shoulders; but if you succeed in breaking them you will free yourself from some unpleasant business or social engagement. To see chains, brings calumny and treach erous designs of the envious. Seeing others in chains, denotes bad fortunes for them.

Chair

To see a chair in yo ur d ream, denotes failure to meet s ome obligation. If you are not careful you will also vacate your mos t profitab le places. To see a friend sitting on a chair and remaining motionless, signifies news of his death or illness.

Chair Maker

To dream of seeing a chair maker, denotes that worry from apparently pleasant labor will confront you.

Chairman

To dream that you see the chairman of any public body, foretells you will seek elevation and be recompensed by receiving a high position of trust. To see one looking out o f humor you are threatened with unsatisfactory states. If you are a chairman, you will be distinguis hed for your justice and kindness to others.

Chalk

For a woman to d ream of chalking her face, denotes that she will scheme to obtain admirers. To dream of using chalk on a board, you will attain public honors, unless it is the blackboard; then it indicates ill luck. To hold hands full of chalk, disappointment is foretold.

Chalice

To dream of a chalice, denotes pleasure will be gained by you to the sorrow of others. To break one foretells your failure to obtain power over some friend.

Challenge

If you are challenged to fight a duel, you will become involved in a social difficulty wherein you will be compelled to make apologies or else lose friendships. To accept a challenge of any character, denotes that you will bear many ills yourself in your endeavor to shield others from dishonor.

Chamber

To find yourself in a beautiful and richly furnished chamber implies sudden fortune, either through legacies from unknown r elatives or through speculation. For a young woman, it denotes that a wealthy stranger will offer her marriage and a fine establishment. If the chamber is plainly furnished, it denotes that a small competency and frugality will be her portion.

Chambermaid

To see a chambermaid, denotes bad fortune and decided changes will be made. For a man to dream of making love to a chambermaid, shows he is likely to find himself an object of derision on account of indiscreet conduct and want of tact.

Champion

To dream of a champion, denotes you will win the warmest friendship of some person by your dignity and moral conduct.

Chandelier

To dream of a chandelier, portends that unhoped-for success will make it possible for you to enjoy pleasure and luxury at your caprice. To see a broken or ill-kept one, denotes that unfortunate sp eculation will depress your seemingly substantial fortune. To see the light in one go out, foretells that sickness and distress will cloud a promising future.

Chapel

To dream of a chapel, denotes dissension in social circles and unsettled business. To be in a chapel, denotes disappointment and change of business. For young people to dream of entering a chapel, implies false loves and enemies. Unlucky unions may entangle them.

Charity

To dream of giving charity, denotes that you will be harassed with s upplications for help from the poor and your business will be at standstill. To dream of giving to charitable institutions, your right of possession to paving property will be disputed. Worries and ill health will threaten you. For young persons to dream of giving charity, foreshows they will be annoyed by deceitful rivals. To dream that you are an object of charity, omens that you will succeed in life after hard times with misfortunes.

Charcoal

To dream of charcoal unlighted, denotes miserable situations and bleak unhappiness. If it is burning with glowing coals, there is prospects of great enhancement of fortune, and possession of unalloyed joys.

Chariot

To dream of riding in a chariot, foretells that favorable opportu nities will present themselves resulting in your good if rightly used by you. To fall or see others fall from one, denotes displacement from high positions.

Chastise

To dream of being chastised, denotes that you have not been prudent in conducting your affairs. To dream that you administer chastisement to another, signifies that you will have an ill-tempered partner either in business or marriage. For parents to dream of chastising their children, indicates they will be loose in their manner of correcting them, but they will succeed in bringing them up honorably.

Cheated

To dream of being cheated in business, you will meet designing people who will seek to close your avenues to fortune. For young persons to d ream that they are being cheated in games, portend they will lose their sweethearts through quarrels and misunderstandings.

Checks

To dream of palming off false checks on your friends, denotes that you will resort to subterfuge in order to carry forward your plans. To receive checks you will be ab le to meet your payments and will inherit money. To dream that you pay o ut checks, denotes depression and loss in business.

Checkers

To dream of playing checkers, you will be involved in difficulties of a serious character, and strange people will come into your life, working you harm. To dream that you win the game, you will succeed in some doubtful enterprise.

Cheese

To dream of eating cheese, denotes great d isappointments and sorrow. No good of any nature can be hoped for. Cheese is generally a bad dream .

Chemise

For a woman to dream of a chemise, denotes she will hear unfavorable gossip about herself.

Cherries

To dream of cherries, denotes you will gain popularity by your amiability and unselfishness. To eat them, portends possession of some much desired object. To see green ones, indicates approaching good fortune.

Cherubs

To dream you see cherubs, foretells you will have some distinct joy, which will leave an impression of lasting good upon your life. To see them looking sorrowful or reproachful, foretells that distress will come unexpectedly upon you.

Chess

To dream of playing chess, denotes stagnation of business, dull companions, and poor health. To dream that you lose at chess, worries from mean sources will ensue; but if you win, disagreeable influences may be surmounted.

Chestnuts

To dream of handling chestnuts, foretells losses in a business way, but indicates an agreeable companion thr ough life. Eating them, denotes sorrow for a time, but fin al happ iness. For a young woman to dream of eating or trying her fortune with them, she will have a well-to-do lover and comparative plenty.

Chickens

To dream of seeing a brood of chickens, denotes worry from many cares, some of which of which will prove to your profit. Young or half grown chickens, signify for tunate enterprises, but to make them so you will have to exert your physical strength. To see chickens going to roost, enemies are planning to work you evil. To eat them, denotes that selfishness will detract from your otherwise good name. Business and love will remain in precarious states.

Chiffonier

To see or search through a chiffonier, denotes you will have disappointing antic ipations. To see one in order, indicates pleasant friends and entertainments.

Chilblain

To dream of suffering with chilblains, denotes that you will be driven into some bad dealing through over anxity{sic} of a friend or partner. This dream also portends your own illness or an accident.

Childbed

To dream of giving child birth, denotes fortunate circumstances and safe delivery of a handsome child. For an unmarried woman to dream of being in childbed, denotes unhappy changes from honor to evil and low estates.

Chimes

To dream of Christmas chimes, denotes fair prospects for business men and farmers. For the young, happy anticipations fulfilled. Ordinary chimes, denotes some small anxiety will soon be displaced by news of distant friends.

China

For a woman to dream of painting or arranging her china, foretells she will have a pleasant home and be a thrifty and economical matron.

China Store

For a china merchant to dream that his store looks empty, foretells he will have reverses in his business, and withal a gloomy period will follow. See Crockery.

Chocolate

To dream of chocolate, denotes you will provide abundantly for those who are dependent on you. To see chocolate candy, ind icates agreeable companions and employments. If sour, illness or other disappointments will follow. To drink chocolate, foretells you will prosper after a short period of unfavorable reverses.

Choir

To dream of a choir, foretells you may expect cheerful surroundings to replace g lo om and discontent. For a young woman to sing in a choir, denotes she will be miserable over the attention paid others by her lover.

Cholera

To dream of this dread disease devastating the country, portends sickness of virulent type will rage and many disappointments will follow. To dream that you are attacked by it, denotes your own sickness.

Christ

To dream of beholding Christ, the young child, worshiped by the wise men, denotes many peaceful days, full of wealth and knowledge, abundant with joy, and content. If in the garden of the Gethsemane, sorrowing adversity will fill your soul, great longings for change and absent objects of love will be felt. To see him in the temple scourging the traders, denotes that evil enemies will be d efeated and honest endeavors will prevail.

Christmas Tree

To dream of a Christmas tree, denotes joyful occasions and auspicious fortune. To see one dismantled, foretells some painful incident will follow occasions of festivity.

Church

To dream of seeing a church in the distance, denotes disappointment in pleasures long anticipated. To enter one wrapt in gloom, you will par ticipate in a funeral. Dull prospects of better times are portended.

Churchyard

To dream of walking in a church yard, if in winter, denotes that you are to have a long and bitter struggle with poverty, and you will reside far from the home of your childhood, and friends will be separated from you; but if you see the signs of springtime, you will walk up in into pleasant places and enjoy the society of friends. For lovers to dream of being in a churchyard means they will never marry each other, but will see others fill their places.

Churning

To dream of churning, you will have difficult tasks set you, but by diligence and industry you will accomplish them and be very prosper ous. To the farmer, it denotes profit from a plenteous harvest; to a young woman, it denotes a thrifty and energetic husband.

Cider

To dream of cider, denotes fortune may be won by you if your time is not squandered upon material pleasure. To see people drinking it, you will be under the influence o f unfaithful friends.

Cipher

To dream of reading cipher, indicates that you are interested in literary researches, and by constant study you will become well acquainted with the habits and lives of the ancients.

Circle

To dream of a circle, denotes that your affairs will deceive you in their proportions of gain. For a young woman to dream of a circle, warns her of indiscreet involvement to the exclusion of marriage.

Cistern

To dream of a cistern, denotes you are in danger of trespassing upon the pleasures and rights of your friends. To draw from one, foretells that you will enlarge in your pas time and enjoyment in a manner which may be questioned by propriety. To see an empty one, foretells despairing change from happiness to sorrow.

City

To dream that you are in a strange city, denotes you will have sorrowful occasion to change your abode or mode of living.

City Council

To dream of a city council, foretells that your interests will clash with public institutions and th ere will be discouraging outlooks for you.

City Hall

To dream of a city hall, deno tes con tentions and threatened law s uits. To a y oung woman this dream is a forebod ing of unhappy estrangement from her lover by her failure to keep virtue inviolate.

Clams

To dream of clams, denotes you will have dealings with an obstinate but honest person. To eat them, foretells you will enjoy ano ther's prosperity. For a young woman to dream of eating baked clams with her sweetheart, foretells that she will enjoy his money as well as his confidence.

Clay

To dream of clay, denotes isolation of interest and p robable insolvency. To dig in a clay bank, foretells you will submit to extraordinary demands of enemies. If you d ig in an ash bank and find clay, un fortunate s urp rises will combat progressive enterprises or new work. Your efforts are likely to be misdirected after this dream. Women will find this dream unfavorable in love, social and business states, and misrepresentations will overwhelm them.

Claret

To dream of drinking claret, denotes you will come under the influence of ennobling association. To dream of seeing broken bottles of claret, portends you will be induced to commit immoralities by the false persuasions of deceitful persons.

Claret Cup and Punch

To dream of claret cup or punch, foretells that you will be much pleased with the attention shown you by new acquaintances.

Clarionet

To dream of a claironet, foretells that you will indulge in frivolity beneath your usual dignity. If it is broken, you will incur the displeasure of a close friend.

Clairvoyance

To dream of being a clairvoyant and seeing yourself in the future, denotes signal changes in your present occupation, followed by a series of unh appy conflicts with designing people. To dream of visiting a clairvoyant, foretells unprosperous commercial states and un happy un ions.

Clergyman

To dream that you send for a clergyman to preach a funeral sermon, denotes that you will vainly strive against sickness and to ward off evil influences, but they will prevail in spite of your earnest endeavors. If a young woman marries a clergyman in her dream, she will be the object of much mental distress, and the wayward hand of fortune will lead her into the morass of adversity. See Minister.

Clock

To dream that you see a clock, denotes d anger from a foe. To hear one strike, you will receive unpleasant news. The death of some friend is implied.

Cloister

To dream of a cloister, omens dissatisfaction with present surroundings, and you will soon seek new environments. For a young woman to dream of a cloister, foretells that her life will be made unselfish by the chastening of sorrow.

Clothes

To dream of seeing clothes soiled and torn, denotes that deceit will be practised to your harm. Beware of friend ly dealings with strangers. For a woman to dream that her clothing is soiled or torn, her virtue will be dragged in the mire if she is not careful of her associates. Clean new clothes, denotes prosperity. To dream that you have plenty, or an assortment o f clothes, is a doubtfulomen; you may want the necessaries of life. To a young person, this dream denotes unsatisfied hopes and disappointments.

Clouds

To dream of seeing dark heavy clouds, portends misfortune and bad management. If rain is falling, it denotes troubles and sickness. To see bright transparent clouds with the sun sh ining through them, you will be successful after trouble has been your companion. To see them with the stars shining, denotes fleeting joys and small advancements.

Clover

Walking through fields of fragrant clover is a propitious dream. It brings all objects desired into the reach of the dreamer. Fine crops is portended for the farmer and wealth for the young. Blasted fields of clover brings harrowing and regretful sighs. To dream of clover, foretells prosperity will soon enfold you. For a young woman to dream of seeing a snake crawling through blossoming clover, foretells she will be early disappointed in love, and her surroundings will be gloomy and discouraging, though to her friends she seems peculiarly fortunate.

Cloven Foot

To dream of a cloven foot, portends some un usual ill luck is threatening you, and you will do well to avo id the friendsh ip o f strange persons.

Club

To dream of being app roached b y a person bearing a club, denotes that you will be assailed by your adversaries, but you will overcome them and be unusually happy and prosperous; but if you club any one, you will underg o a rough and profitless journey.

Coach

To dream of riding in a coach, denotes continued losses and depressions in business. Driving one implies removal or business changes.

Coals

To see bright coals of fire, denotes pleasure and many pleasant changes. To dream you handle them yourself, denotes unmitigated joy. To see dead coals implies trouble and disappointments.

Coal-hod

To dream of a coal-hod, denotes that grief will be likely to fill a vacancy made by reckless extravagance. To see your neigh bor carrying in hods, foretells your surroundings will be decidedly distasteful and inharmo nious.

Coat-of-Arms

To dream of seeing your coat-of-arms, is a dream of ill luck. You will never possess a title.

Cocoa

To dream of cocoa, denotes you will cultivate distasteful friends for your own advancement and pleasure.

Cocoanut

Co coanuts in dreams, warns you of fatalities in your expectations, as sly enemies are encroaching upon your rights in the guise of ardent friends. Dead cocoanut trees are a s ign o f loss and sorrow. The death of some one near you may follow.

Cock-Crowing

To dream of hearing a cock crowing in the morning, is sig nificant of g ood. If you be single, it denotes an early marriage and a luxurious home. To hear one at night is despair, and cause for tears you will have. To dream of seeing cocks fight, you will leave your family because of quarrels and infidelity. This dream usually announces s ome unexpected and sorrowful events. The cock warned the Apostle Peter when he was about to perjure himself. It may also warn you in a dream when the meshes of the world are swaying y ou from ``the straight line'' of spiritual wisdom.

Cockade

This dream denotes that foes will bring disastrous suits against you. Beware of titles.

Cocktail

To drink a cocktail while dreaming, denotes that you will deceive your friends as to your inclinations and enjoy the companionship of fast men and women while posing as a serious student and staid home lover. For a woman, this dream portends fast living and and ignoring of moral and set rules.

Coca-Cola

For a woman to d ream that she is drinking coca-cola sig nifies that she will lose health and a chance for marrying a wealthy man b y her abandonment to material d elights.

Coffee Mill

To see a coffee mill in your dreams, denotes you are approaching a critical danger, and all you r energ y and alertness will have to stand up with obduracy to avert its disastrous consequences. To hear it grinding, signifies you will hardly overthrow some evil pitted against your interes t.

Coffee House

To see or visit a coffee house in your dreams, foretells that y ou will unwisely entertain friendly relations with persons known to be your enemies. Designing women may intrig ue against your morality an d possessions.

Coke

To dream of coke, denotes affliction and discord will enter your near future.

Coke Oven

To see coke ovens burning, foretells some unexpected good fortune will result from failure in some enterprise.

Cold

To dream of s uffering from cold, you are warned to look well to your affairs. There are enemies at work to destroy you. Your health is also menaced.

Colonel

To dream of seeing or being commanded by a colonel, denotes you will fail to reach any prominence in social or business circles. If you are a colonel, it denotes you will contrive to hold position above those of friends or acquaintances.

Collar

To dream of wearing a collar, you will have high honors thrust upon you that you will hardly be worthy of. For a woman to dream of collars, she will have many admirers, but no sincere ones, She will be likely to remain single for a long while.

College

To dream of a college, denotes you are soon to advance to a position long sought after. To dream that you are back in college, foretells you will receive distinction through some well favored work.

Colliery or Coal-Mine

To dream of being in a coal-mine or colliery and seeing miners, denotes that some evil will assert its power for your downfall; but if you dream of holding a share in a coal-mine, it denotes your safe investment in some deal. For a young woman to dream of mining coal, foreshows she will become the wife of a real-estate dealer or dentist.

Collision

To dream of a collision, you will meet with an accident of a serious type and disappointments in business. For a young woman to see a collision, denotes she will be unable to d ecid e between lovers, and will be the cause of wrangles.

Combat

To dream of engaging in combat, you will find yourself seeking to ingratiate your affections into the life and love of some one whom you know to be another's, and you will run great risks of losing your good reputation in business. It denotes struggles to keep on firm ground. For a young woman to dream of seeing combatants, signifies that she will have choice between lovers, both of whom love her and would face death for her.

Combing

To dream of combing one's hair, denotes the illness or death of a friend or relative. Decay of friendship and loss of property is also indicated by this dream. See Hair.

Comedy

To dream of being at a light play, denotes that foolish and short-lived pleasures will be indulged in by the dreamer. To dream of seeing a comedy, is significant of light pleasures and pleasant tasks.

Comet

To dream of this heavenly awe-inspiring object sailing through the skies, you will have trials of an unexpected nature to beset you, but by bravely combating these foes you will rise above the mediocre in life to heights of fame. For a yo ung person, this dream portends bereavement and sorrow.

Comic Songs

To hear comic songs in dreams, foretells you will disregard opportunity to advance your affairs and enjoy the companionship of the pleasure loving. To sing one, proves you will enjoy much pleasure for a time, but difficulties will overtake you.

Command

To dream of being commanded, denotes that you will be humbled in some way by your associates for scorn shown your superiors. To dream of giving a command, you will have some honor conferred upon you. If this is done in a tyrannical or boastful way disappointments will follow.

Commandmen t

To dream of r eceiving commands, foretells you will be unwisely influenced by persons of stronger will than your own. To read or hear the Ten Commandments read, denotes you will fall into errors from which you will hardly escape, even with the counsels of friends of wise and unerring judgment.

Commerce

To dream that you are engaged in commerce, denotes you will handle your opportunities wisely and advantageously. To dream of failures and gloomy outlo oks in commercial circles, denotes trouble and ominous th reatening of failure in real business life.

Committee

To dream of a committee, foretells that you will be surprised into doing some distasteful work. For one to wait on you, foretells some unfruitful labor will be ass ig ned you.

Companion

To dream of seeing a wife or husband, signifies small anxieties and probable sickness. To dream of social companions, denotes light and frivolous pastimes will engage your attention hindering yo u from performing your duties.

Compass

To dream of a compass, denotes you will be forced to struggle in narrow limits, thus making elevation more toilsome but fuller of honor. To dream of the compass or mariner's needle, foretells you will be surrounded by prospero us circums tances and honest people will favor you. To see one pointing awry, foretells threatened loss and deception.

Completion

To dream of completing a task or piece of work, denotes that you will have acquired a competency early in life, and that you can spend your days as you like and wherever you please. For a yo ung woman to d ream that she has completed a garment, denotes that she will soon decide on a husband. To dream of completing a journey, you will have the means to make one whenever you like.

Complexion

To dream that you have a beautiful complexion is lucky. You will pass through pleasing incidents. To dream that y ou have bad and dark comp lexion, denotes disappointment and sickness.

Compos ing

To see in your dreams a composing stick, foretells that difficult problems will disclose themselves, and you will be at great trouble to meet them.

Concert

To dream of a concert of a high musical order, denotes delightful seasons of pleasure, and literary work to the author. To the business man it portends successful trade, and to the young it signifies unalloyed bliss and faithful loves. Ord inary concerts such as engage b allet singers, denote that disagreeable companions and ungrateful friends will be met with. Business will show a falling off.

Concubine

For a man to dream that he is in company with a concubine, forecasts he is in danger of public disgrace, striving to keep from the world his true character and state of business. For a woman to dream that she is a concubine, indicates that she will degrade herself by her own improprieties. For a man to dream that his mistress is untrue, denotes that he has old enemies to encounter. Expected reverses will arise.

Confectionary

To dream of impure confectionary, denotes that an enemy in th e guise of a friend will enter your privacy and discover secrets of moment to your opponents.

Confetti

To dream of confetti obstructing your view in a crowd of merry-makers, denotes that you will lose much by first seeking enjoyment, and later fulfil tasks set by duty.

Conjurer

To dream of a conjuror, denotes unpleasant experience will beset you in your search for wealth and happiness.

Conjuring

To dream that you are in a hypnotic state or under the power of o thers, portends disastrous results, for your enemies will enthrall you; but if you hold others under a spell you will assert decided will power in governing your surroundings. For a young woman to dream that she is under strange influences, denotes her immediate exposure to danger, and she should beware. To dream of seeing hypnotic and slight-of-hand performances, signifies worries and perplexities in business and domestic circles, and unhealthy conditions of state.

Conflagration

To dream of a conflagration, denotes, if no lives are lost, changes in the future which will be beneficial to your interests and happiness. See Fire.

Conspiracy

To dream that you are the object of a conspiracy, foretells you will make a wrong move in the direc ting of your affairs.

Conscience

To dream that your conscience censures you for deceiving some one, denotes that you will be tempted to commit wrong and should be constantly on your guard. To dream of having a quiet cons cience, denotes that you will stand in high repute.

Consumption

To dream that you have consumption, denotes that you are exposing yourself to danger. Remain with y our friends.

Contempt

To dream of being in contempt of court, denotes that you have committed business or social indiscretion and that it is unmerited. To dream that you are held in contempt by others, you will succeed in winning their highest regard, an d will find yourself prosperous and happy. But if the contempt is merited, your exile from business or social circles is intimated.

Convent

To dream of seeking refuge in a convent, denotes that your future will be signally free from care and enemies, unless on entering the building you encoun ter a priest. If so, you will seek often and in vain for relief from worldly cares and mind worry. For a young girl to dream of seeing a convent, her virtue and honestly will be questioned.

Convicts

To dream of seeing convicts, denotes disasters and sad news. To dream that you are a convict, indicates that you will worry over some affair; but you will clear up all mistakes. For a young woman to dream of seeing her lover in the garb of a convict, ind icates she will have cause to question th e character of his love.

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Convention

To dream of a convention, denotes unusual activity in bus iness affairs and final engagement in love. An inharmonious or displeas ing convention brings you disappointment.

Cooking

To cook a meal, denotes some pleasant duty will devolve on you. Many friends will visit you in the near future. If there is discord or a lack of cheerfulness you may expect harassing and disappointing events to happen.

Cooking Stove

To see a cooking stove in a dream, denotes that much un pleasantness will be modified b y your timely interference. For a young woman to dream of using a cooking stove, foretells she will be too hasty in showing her appreciation of the attention of some person and thereby lose a closer friendship.

Cooling Board

For a young woman to see a cooling board in her dreams, foretells sickness and quarrels with her lover. To dream of some living person as dead and rising up from a cooling b oard, denotes she will be indirectly connected with that person in some trouble, but will find out that things will work out satisfactorily. To see her brother, who has long since been dead, rising from a cooling board, warns her of complications which may be averted if she puts forth the proper will and energy in struggling against them.

Copper

To dream of copper, denotes oppression from those above you in station.

Copperas

To dream of copperas, foretells unintentional wrong will be done you which will be distressing and will cause you loss.

Copper Plate

Copper plate seen in a dream, is a warning of discordant views causing unhappiness between members of the same household.

Coppersmith

To dream of a coppersmith, denotes small returns for labor, but withal contentment.

Copying

To dream of copying, denotes unfavorable workings of well tried plans. For a young woman to dream that she is copying a letter, denotes she will be prejudiced into error by her love for a certain class of people.

Coral

To dream of coral, is momentous of enduring friend ship which will know no weariness in alleviating your trouble. Colored coral is meant in this dream. White coral, foretells unfaithfulness and warning of love.

Cornet

A cornet seen or heard in a dream, denotes kindly attentions from strangers.

Coronation

To dream of a coronation, foretells you will enjoy acquaintances and friendships with prominent people. For a young woman to be participating in a coronation, foretells that she will come into some surprising fav or with distinguished personages. But if the coronation presents disagreeable incoherence in her dreams, then s he may expect unsatisfactory states growing out of anticipated p leasure.

Corn

To dream of husking pied ears of corn, denotes you will enjoy varied success and pleasure. To see others gathering corn, foretells you will rejoice in the prosperity of friends or relatives.

Corns

To dream that your corns hurt your feet, denotes that some enemies are undermining you, and you will have much distress; but if you succeed in clearing your feet of corns, you will inherit a large estate from some u nknown source. For a young woman to dream of having corns on her feet, ind icates she will have to bear many c ros ses and be coldly treated by her sex.

Corkscrew

To dream of seeing a corkscrew, indicates an unsatisfied mind, and the d reamer should heed th is as a warning to curb his desires, for it is likely they are on dangerous grounds. To dream of breaking a corkscrew while using it, indicates to the dreamer perilous s ur ro unding s, and he should use force of will to abandon unhealthful inclinations.

Cornmeal

To see cornmeal, foretells the consummation of ardent wishes. To eat it made into bread, denotes that you will unwittingly throw obstr uctions in the way of your own advancement.

Corner

This is an unfavorable dream if the d reamer is frightened and secretes himself in a corner for safety. To see persons talking in a corner, enemies are seeking to destroy you. The chances are that some one who m you consider a friend will prove a traitor to your interest.

Corpulence

For a person to dream of being corpulent, indicates to the dreamer bountiful increase of wealth and pleasant abiding places. To see others corpulent, denotes unusual activity and prosperous times. If a man or woman sees himself or herself looking grossly corpulent, he or she should look well to their moral nature and impulses. Beware of either concave or convex telescopically or microscopically drawn pictures of yourself or others, as they forbode evil.

Corset

To dream of a corset, denotes that you will be perplexed as to the meaning of attentions won by you. If a young woman is vexed over undoing or fastening her corset, she will be strongly inclined to quarrel with her friends under slight provocations.

Cossack

To dream of a Cossack, denotes humiliation of a personal character, brought about by dissipation and wanton extravagance.

Cot

To dream of a cot, foretells some affliction, either through sickness or accident. Cots in rows signify you will not be alone in trouble, as friends will be afflicted also.

Cotton

To dream of y oung growing cotton-fields, denotes g reat business and prosperous times. To see cotton ready for gathering, denotes wealth and abundance for farmers. For manufacturers to dream of cotton, means that they will be benefited by the advancement of this article. For merchants, it denotes a change for the better in their line of business. To see cotton in bales, is a favorable indication for better times. To dream that cotton is advancing, denotes an immediate change from low to high prices, and all will be in better circumstances.

Cotto n Cap

It is a good dream, denoting many sincere friends.

Cotton Cloth

To see cotton cloth in a dream, denotes easy circumstances. No great changes follow this dream. For a young woman to dream of weaving cotton cloth, denotes that she will have a thrifty and enterprising husband. To the married it denotes a pleasant yet a humble abode.

Cotton Gin

To dream of a cotton gin, foretells you will make some advancement toward fortune which will be very pleasing and satisfactory. To see a broken or dilapidated gin, signifies misfortune and trouble will overthrow success.

Couch

To dream of reclining on a couch, indicates that false hopes will be entertained. You should be alert to every change of your affairs, for only in this way will your hopes be realized.

Cough

To dream that you are aggravated by a constant co ug h ind icates a state of low health; but one from which you will recuperate if care is observed in your habits. To dream of hearing others cough, indicates unpleasant surroundings from which you will ultimately emerge.

Counter

To dream of counters, foretells that active interest will debar idleness from infecting your life with unhealthful desires. To dream of empty and s oiled counters, for etells u nfortunate engagements which will bring great uneasiness of mind lest your interest will be wholly swept away.

Counterfeit Money

To dream of counterfeit money, denotes you will have trouble with some unruly and wor thless person. This dream always omens evil, whether you receive it or pass it.

Counselor

To dream of a counselor, you are likely to be possessed of some ability yourself, and you will usually prefer your own judgment to that of others. Be guarded in executing your ideas of right.

Countenance

To dream of a beautiful and ingenuous countenance, you may safely look for some pleasure to fall to your lot in the near futur e; b ut to behold an ugly and scowling visage, portends unfavorab le transactions.

Counterpane

A counterpane is very good to dream of, if clean and white, denoting pleasant occupations for women; but if it be soiled you may expect harassing situations. Sickness usually follows this dream.

Counting

To dream of c ounting your children, and they are merry and sweet-looking, denotes that you will have no trouble in controlling them, and they will attain honorable places. To dream of counting money, you will be lucky and always able to pay your debts; but to count out money to another person, you will meet with loss of some kind. Such will be the case, also, in counting other things. If for yourself, good; if for others, usually bad luck will attend you.

Country

To dream of being in a beautiful and fertile country, where aboundrich fields of grain and running streams of pure water, denotes the very acme of good times is at hand. Wealth will pile in upon you, and you will be able to reign in state in any country. If the country be dry and bare, you will see and hear of troub lous times. Famine and sickness will be in the land.

Courtship

Bad, bad, will be the fate of the woman who dreams of being courted. She will often think that now he will propose, but often she will be disappointed. Disappointments will follow illusory hopes and fleeting pleasures. For a man to dream of courting, implies that he is not worthy of a companion.

Cowslip

To dream of gathering cowslips, portends unhappy ending of seemingly close and warm friendships; but seeing them growing, deno tes a limited competency for lovers. This is a sinister dream. To see them in full bloom, denotes a crisis in your affairs. The breaking up of happy homes may follow this dream.

Coxcomb

To dream of a coxcomb, denotes a low state of mind. The dreamer should endeavor to elevate his mind to nobler thoughts.

Cradle

To dream of a cradle, with a beautiful infant occupying it, portends prosperity and the affectio ns of beautiful children. To rock your own baby in a crad le, denotes the serious illness of one of the family. For a young woman to dream of rocking a cradle is portentous of her downfall. She sho uld beware of gossiping.

Crabs

To dream of c rabs, indicates that you will have many complicated affairs, for the so lving of which yo u will be forced to exert the s oundest judgment. This dream portends to lovers a long and difficult co urtship.

Crane

To dream of seeing a flight of cranes tending northward, indicates gloomy prospects for business. To a woman, it is significant of disappointment; but to see them flying southward, prognosticates a joyful meeting of absent friends, and that lovers will remain faithful. To see them fly to the ground, events of unusual moment are at hand.

Crape

To dream of seeing crape hanging from a door, denotes that you will hear of the sudden death of some relative or friend. To see a person dressed in c rape, ind icates that so rrow, other than death, will possess you. It is bad for busines s and trade. To the young, it implies lovers' disputes and separations.

Crawfish

Deceit is sure to as sail you in your affairs of the heart, if you are young, after dreaming of this backward-going thing.

Crawl

To dream that you are crawling on the ground, and hurt your hand, yo u may expect humiliating tasks to be placed on you. To crawl over rough places and stones, in dicates that you have not taken proper advantage of your o pportunities. A young woman, after dreaming of crawling, if not very careful of her conduct, will lose the respect of her lover. To crawl in mire with others, denotes depression in business and loss of credit. Your friends will have cause to censure you.

Cream

To dream of seeing cream served, denotes that you will be associated with wealth if you are engaged in business other than farming. To the farmer, it indicates fine crops and pleasant family relations. To drink cream yourself, denotes immediate good fortune. To lovers, this is a happy omen, as they will soon be united.

Credit

To dream of asking for credit, denotes that you will have cause to worry, although you may be inclined sometimes to think things look bright. To cred it another, warns y ou to be carefu l of your affairs, as you are likely to trust those who will eventually work you harm.

Creek

To dream of a creek, denotes new experiences and short journeys. If it is overflowing, you will have sharp trouble, but of brief period. If it is dry, disappointment will be felt by you, and you will see another obtain the things you intrigued to secure.

Cremate

To dream of seeing bodies cremated, denotes enemies will reduce your influence in business circles. To think you are being cremated, portends distinct failure in enterprises, if you mind any but your own judgment in conducting th em.

Crew

To dream of seeing a crew getting ready to leave port, some unforseen circumstance wi ll cause you to give up a journey from which you would have gained much. To see a crew working to save a ship in a storm, denotes disaster on land and sea. To the young, this dream bodes evil.

Cricket

To hear a cricket in one's dream , indicates melancholy news, and perhaps the death of some distant friend. To see them, indicates hard struggles with poverty.

Cries

To hear cries of distress, denotes that you will be engulfed in serious troub les, but by being alert y ou will finally emerg e from these distressing straits and gain by this temporary gloom. To hear a cry of surprise, you will receive aid from unexpected sources. To hear the cries of wild beasts, d enotes an accident of a serious nature. To hear a cry for help from relatives, or friends, denotes that they are sick or in distress.

Criminal

To dream of associating with a person who has c ommitted a crime, denotes that you will be harassed with unscrupulous persons, who will try to use your friendship for their own advancement. To see a criminal fleeing from justice, deno tes that you will come into the possession of the secrets of others , and will therefore be in danger, for they will fear that you will betray them, and consequently will seek your removal.

Cripp led

To dream of the maimed and crippled, denotes famine and distress among the poor, and you should be willing to contribute to their store. It also ind icates a temporary d ulness in trade.

Crochet Work

To dream of doing crochet work, foretells your entanglement in some silly affair growing out of a too g reat curiosity about other people's business. Beware of talking too frankly with over-confidential women.

Crockery

To dream of having an abundance of nice, clean crockery, denotes that you will be a tidy and economical housekeeper. To be in a crockery store, indicates, if you are a merchant or business man, that you will look well to the details of your business and thereby experience profit. To a young woman, this dream denotes that she will marry a sturdy and upright man. An u ntidy s tore, with empty shelves, implies loss.

Crocodile

As sur e as you dream of this creature, you will be deceived by your warmest friends. Enemies will assail you at every turn. To dream of stepping on a crocodile's back, you may expect to fall into trouble, from which you will have to strugg le migh tily to extricate yourself. Heed this warning when dreams of this nature visit you. Avoid giving your confidence even to friends.

Cross

To dream of seeing a cross, indicates trouble ahead for you. Shape your affairs accordingly. To dream of seeing a person bearing a cross, you will be called on by missionaries to aid in charities.

Cross-bones

To dream of cross-bones, foretells you will be troubled by the evil influence of others, and prosperity will assume other than promising aspects. To see cross -bones as a monogram o n an invitation to a funeral, which was sent out by a secret order, denotes that unnec essary fears will be entertained for some person, and events will transpire seemingly harsh, but of good import to the dreamer.

Cross Roads

To dream of cross roads, denotes you will be unable to hold some former favorab le opportunity for reaching your desires. If you are undecided which one to take, you are likely to let unimportant matters irritate you in a distressing manner. You will be better favored by fortune if you decide on your route. It may be after this dream you will have some important matter of b us iness or love to decide.

Croup

To dream that your child has the croup, denotes slight illness, but useless fear for its safety. This is generally a good omen of health and domestic harmony.

Crow

To dream of seeing a crow, betokens misfortune and grief. To hear crows cawing, you will be influenced by others to make a bad disposal of property. To a young man, it is indicative of his succumbing to the wiles of designing women. See Raven.

Crown

To dream of a crown, prognosticates change of mode in the habit of one's life. The d reamer will travel a long d istance from home and form new relations. Fatal illness may also be the sad omen of this dream. To dream that you wear a crown, signifies loss of personal property. To dream of crowning a person, denotes your own worthiness. To dream of talking with the President of the United States, denotes that you are interested in affairs of state, and sometim es show a great longing to be a politician.

Crucifixion

If you chance to dream of the crucifixion, you will see your opportunities slip away, tearing your hopes from your grasp, and leaving you wailing over the frustration of desires .

Crucifix

To see a crucifix in a dream, is a warning of distress approaching, which will involve others beside you rself. T o kiss one, foretells that trouble will be accep ted by you with res ignation. For a young woman to possess one, foretells she will observe modesty and kindness in her deportment, and thus win the love of others and better her fortune.

Cruelty

To dream of cruelty being shown you, foretells you will have trouble and disappointment in some dealings. If it is shown to others, there will be a disagreeable task set for others by you, which will contribute to you own loss.

Crust

To dream of a crust of bread, denotes incompetency , and threatened misery through carelessness in appointed duties.

Crutches

To dream that you go on crutches, denotes that you will depend largely on others for your support and advanc ement. To see others on crutches, denotes unsatisfactory results from labors.

Crying

To dream of crying, is a forerunner of illusory pleasures, which will subside into gloom, and distressing influences affecting for evil business engagements and domestic affairs. To see others crying, forbodes unexpected calls for aid from you.

Crystal

To dream of crystal in any form, is a fatal sign of coming depression either in social relations or business transactions. Electrical storms often attend this dream, doing damage to town and country. For a woman to dream of seeing a dining-room furnished in crystal, even to the chairs, she will have cause to believe that those whom she holds in high regard no longer deserve this dis tinction, but she will find out that there were others in the crystal-furnished ro om, who were implicated also in this sinister dream.

Cuckoo

To dream of a cuckoo, prognosticates a sudden ending of a happy life caused by the downfall of a dear friend. To dream that you hear a cuckoo, denotes the painful illness of the death of some absent loved one, or accident to some one in your family.

Cucumber

This is a dream of p lenty, deno ting health and prosperity. For the sick to d ream of serv ing cuc umbers, denotes their speedy recovery. For the married, a pleasant change.

Cunning

To dream of being cunning, denotes you will assume happy cheerfulness to retain the friendship of prosperous and gay people. If you are associating with cunning people, it warns you that deceit is being practised upon you in order to use your means for their own advancement.

Cupb oard

To see a cupboard in your dream, is significant of pleasure and comfort, or penury and distress, acco rd ing as the cupboard is clean and full of shining ware, or empty and dirty. See Safe.

Curbstone

To dream of stepping on a curbstone, denotes your rapid rise in business circles, and that you will be held in high esteem by your friends and the public. For lovers to dream of s tepp ing together on a curb, denotes an early marriage and con sequen t fid elity; but if in your dream you step or fall from a curbstone your fortunes will be reversed.

Currycomb

To dream of a currycomb foretells that great labors must be endured in order to obtain wealth and comfort.

Currying a Horse

To dream of currying a horse, signifies that you will have a great many hard licks to make both with brain and hand before you attain to the h eights of your ambition; but if you s uccessfully curry him you will attain that height, whatever it may be.

Curtains

To dream of curtains, foretells that unwelcome visitors will cause you worry and unhap piness. So iled or torn c ur tains seen in a dream means disgraceful quarrels and reproaches.

Cushion

To dream of reclining on silken cushions, foretells that your ease will be procured at the exp ense of others; but to see the cushions, denotes that you will prosper in business and love-making. For a young woman to dream of making silken cushions, implies that she will be a bride before many mo nths.

Cuspidor

To see a cuspidor in a dream, signifies that an unworthy attachment will be formed by you, and that yo ur work will be neglected. To spit in one, foretells that reflections will be cast upon your conduct.

Custard

For a married woman to dream of making or eating custard, ind icates she will be called up on to entertain an unexpected guest. A young woman will meet a stranger who will in time become a warm friend. If the custard has a s ickening sweet taste, or is insipid, nothing but sorrow will intervene where you had expected a pleasant experience. See Baking.

Custom-house

To dream of a custom-house, denotes you will have rivalries and competition in your labors. To enter a custom-house, foretells that you will strive for, or have offered you, a position which you have long desired. To leave one, signifies loss of position, trade or failure of securing some desired object.

Cut

To dream of a cut, denotes sickness or the treachery of a friend will frustrate your cheerfulness.

Cymbal

Hearing a cymbal in your dreams, foretells the death of a very aged person of your acquaintance. The sun will shine, but you will see it darkly because of gloom.