Fortunate, the dreamer will rise proportionately to the height (Gypsy). Related DreamsGallows Unjust condemnation; ensnaredGallows 1. Betrayed by someone. 2. An empty gallows is a warning that something bad is occurring, and one should examine one’s life. 3. If the dreamer is complicit in a hanging, then he/she has betrayed the person being hanged.