To dream of war, foretells unfortunate conditions in business, and much disorder and strife in domestic affairs.
For a young woman to dream that her lover goes to war, denotes that she will hear of something detrimental to her lover’s character.
To dream that your country is defeated in war, is a sign that it will suffer revolution of a business and political nature. Personal interest will sustain a blow either way.
If of victory you dream, there will be brisk activity along business lines, and domesticity will be harmonious.
To dream of your wardrobe, denotes that your fortune will be endangered by your attempts to appear richer than you are.
If you imagine you have a scant wardrobe, you will seek association with strangers.
To dream of a warehouse, denotes for you a successful enterprise. To see an empty one, is a sign that you will be cheated and foiled in some plan which you have given much thought and maneuvering.
To dream that a warrant is being served on you, denotes that you will engage in some important work which will give you great uneasiness as to its standing and profits.
To see a warrant served on some one else, there will be danger of your actions bringing you into fatal quarrels or misunderstandings. You are likely to be justly indignant with the wantonness of some friend.
If you are troubled with warts on your person, in dreams, you will be unable to successfully parry the thrusts made at your honor.
To see them leaving your hands, foretells that you will overcome disagreeable obstructions to fortune.
To see them on others, shows that you have bitter enemies near you. If you doctor them, you will struggle with energy to ward off threatened danger to you and yours.
To see a washboard in your dreams, is indicative of embarrassment. If you see a woman using one, it predicts that you will let women rob you of energy and fortune.
A broken one, portends that you will come to grief and disgraceful deeds through fast living.
To dream of a wash-bowl, signifies that new cares will interest you, and afford much enjoyment to others.
To bathe your face and hands in a bowl of clear water, denotes that you will soon consummate passionate wishes which will bind you closely to some one who interested you, but before passion enveloped you.
If the bowl is soiled, or broken, you will rue an illicit engagement, which will give others pain, and afford you small pleasure.
A washer woman seen in dreams, represents infidelity and a strange adventure. For the business man, or farmer, this dream indicates expanding trade and fine crops. For a woman to dream that she is a washer woman, denotes that she will throw decorum aside in her persistent effort to hold the illegal favor of men.
To dream that you are washing yourself, signifies that you pride yourself on the numberless liaisons you maintain.
Also See Wash Bowl or Bathing.
Wasps, if seen in dreams, denotes that enemies will scourge and spitefully villify you.
If one stings you, you will feel the effect of envy and hatred. To kill them, you will be able to throttle your enemies, and fearlessly maintain your rights.
To dream of wandering through waste places, foreshadows doubt and failure, where promise of success was bright before you.
To dream of wasting your fortune, denotes you will be unpleasantly encumbered with domestic cares.
To dream of a watch, denotes you will be prosperous in well-directed speculations. To look at the time of one, your efforts will be defeated by rivalry. To break one, there will be distress and loss menacing you.
To drop the crystal of one, foretells carelessness, or unpleasant companionship. For a woman to lose one, signifies domestic disturbances will produce unhappiness. To imagine you steal one, you will have a violent enemy who will attack your reputation.
To make a present of one, denotes you will suffer your interest to decline in the pursuance of undignified recreations.
To dream of clear water, foretells that you will joyfully realize prosperity and pleasure.
If the water is muddy, you will be in danger and gloom will occupy Pleasure’s seat.
If you see it rise up in your house, denotes that you will struggle to resist evil, but unless you see it subside, you will succumb to dangerous influences.
If you find yourself baling it out, but with feet growing wet, foreshadows trouble, sickness, and misery will work you a hard task, but you will forestall them by your watchfulness. The same may be applied to muddy water rising in vessels.
To fall into muddy water, is a sign that you will make many bitter mistakes, and will suffer poignant grief therefrom.
To drink muddy water, portends sickness, but drinking it clear and refreshing brings favorable consummation of fair hopes.
To sport with water, denotes a sudden awakening to love and passion.
To have it sprayed on your head, denotes that your passionate awakening to love will meet reciprocal consummation.
The following dream and its allegorical occurrence in actual life is related by a young woman student of dreams:
“Without knowing how, I was (in my dream) on a boat, I waded through clear blue water to a wharfboat, which I found to be snow white, but rough and splintry. The next evening I had a delightful male caller, but he remained beyond the time prescribed by mothers and I was severely censured for it.” The blue water and fairy white boat were the disappointing prospects in the symbol.
To see water-carriers passing in your dreams, denotes that your prospects will be favorable in fortune, and love will prove no laggard in your chase for pleasure.
If you think you are a water-carrier, you will rise above your present position.
To dream of a waterfall, foretells that you will secure your wildest desire, and fortune will be exceedingly favorable to your progress.
To dream of a water lily, or to see them growing, foretells there will be a close commingling of prosperity and sorrow or bereavement.
To dream of waves, is a sign that you hold some vital step in contemplation, which will evolve much knowledge if the waves are clear; but you will make a fatal error if you see them muddy or lashed by a storm.
Also See Ocean and Sea.
To dream of lighting wax tapers, denotes that some pleasing occurrence will bring you into association with friends long absent.
To blow them out, signals disappointing times, and sickness will forestall expected opportunities of meeting distinguished friends.
To dream you lose your way, warns you to disabuse your mind of lucky speculations, as your enterprises threaten failure unless you are painstaking in your management of affairs.
Also See Road and Path.
To dream that you are possessed of much wealth, foretells that you will energetically nerve yourself to meet the problems of life with that force which compells success.
To see others wealthy, foretells that you will have friends who will come to your rescue in perilous times.
For a young woman to dream that she is associated with wealthy people, denotes that she will have high aspirations and will manage to enlist some one who is able to further them.
To see a weasel bent on a marauding expedition in your dreams, warns you to beware of the friendships of former enemies, as they will devour you at an unseemly time.
If you destroy them, you will succeed in foiling deep schemes laid for your defeat.