Armour, coat of mail*helmet, shield, flag etc, is seen in the dream means protection just as protection is sought through forts and shields. Also, victory, superiority and power will be acquired. (*A suit of armour made of linked metal rings or overlapping plates.)
Often in an intense relationship there is a sense of being overcome. For a woman this may result in dreams of abduction whereas a man is more likely to actually play the part of the ‘knight in shining armour’.
We need to be aware of emotional and intellectual rigidity in either ourselves or others around us. If we are wearing armour we may be overprotecting ourselves, whereas if others are in armour we may be overly aware of their defence mechanisms.
Armour, particularly the old style suit of armour, signifies chivalry, protection and the need to protect or be protected.
We may be protecting ourselves from something we feel is threatening us. Our way of protecting ourselves may, however, be outdated and inappropriate in the present circumstances. In today’s climate of terror, to be wearing body armour suggests trying to protect ourselves against the wrongdoing and aggressive actions of others or against our own fears.
In a woman’s dream a male pop star or famous person will most likely represent the ‘knight in shining armour’ destined to take her away from her mundane life. In a man’s dream a female star is more likely to represent a desired type of femininity.
A knight appearing in a dream, particularly a woman’s, can have the obvious connotation of a romantic liaison: the knight in shining armour. This actually is a manifestation of her own animus – her own inner masculine – and is to do with her search for perfection. In a man’s dream it indicates he may […]
Mail in the sense of armour suggests defences that we put up, but may also signify the masculine gender. Retrieving lost mail suggests that we need to increase our motivation.
Various weapons can suggest differing degrees of spiritual power. This power should always be used with relevant caution. Consult the entries for armour, arrow, dagger, gun, knife and sword for further information.