We have been singled out for particular recognition, possibly because we have certain qualities. A badge can also have the same meaning as an amulet, a protective device against evil.
An apron can represent a badge of office and, as in freemasonry, this suggests craftsmanship; in ancient china it was part of sacrificial regalia. It also has the symbolism of dividing the body into the upper, nobler part and the lower, baser instincts.
It will depend on the other circumstances in the dream how we interpret the use of a gun. We may be using it to protect those things we feel are important to us. Particularly in today’s climate of criminal culture, a gun can be seen as a badge of honour and in dreams may signify […]
A veil can represent all that is hidden and mysterious – and this often translates into aspects of the occult. To take the veil suggests becoming a nun and, therefore, adopting a spiritual path. The veil is also a way of shrouding the feminine in order to avoid temptation and is for many women a […]
See badge and gems / jewels
To be arrested by the police, though innocent, the dreamer will extricate himself from an unfortunate tangle. Otherwise, it may be a guilt complex. To see an officer, a desire to be protected.
See Police, Judge.
1. Control and authority; rules of conduct. 2. Feelings of safety and security. 3. Warning against unsafe behavior; misfortune (being caught by police). 4. Guilt, emotional or sexual repression.
Dreaming particularly of police can indicate a kind of social control and a protective element for us as members of society. Often a policeman will appear in dreams as one’s conscience. We may feel that our wilder, more renegade side needs controlling.
(Military) To see oneself as a sergeant in the army, or as a lieutenant in the police in a dream means gaining power, respect, fame, commendation, or perhaps one may become a muezzin in a mosque.