Human bones an omen of death in the family (Artemidorus) ; a Christian symbol of death, mortality
Freudians regard this as an erotic dream. Oneiro- critics give it a varied meaning according to the nature of the birds. Many small birds signify lawsuits; to catch birds with lime denotes unfair triumph over enemies; singing birds foretell joy and delight; to the poor a dream of birds implies many friends; to the rich […]
To dream of losing the right arm signifies the death of father, son or brother; of the left arm, of the mother, daughter or sister. To dream that the arms are withered predicts suffering in health and fortune; that they have grown strong indicates success. The latter part of this interpretation is obviously based upon […]
To see one in dreams, a sign of coming death; undoubtedly the gypsy outlaws established this unwholesome symbolism for the mighty prelate.
To dream of seeing them in the path augurs death to the dreamer or to his friends (Gypsy). Mediaeval symbol of death and decay.
To dream of having them forecasts your own death, or that of the person to whom they are attached (Gypsy). The symbol of immortality.
A dream denoting a funeral; if the dreamer be ill, his own death is denoted (Gypsy).
To dream of one denotes a birth; many, a death (Gypsy).
A dream forecasting sickness, even death (Gypsy).
A dream of death (Gypsy).