Torch 1. A good omen for the intellect and ideas (as in “illumination”). 2. A positive omen for business and professional matters. 3. Lingering feelings of attraction, infatuation (as in “to carry a torch”). 4. Deeply repressed anger, possibly over sexual tension (to “torch” or set something on ﬁre).
Fire-Brand or Torch Good for young folk to whom it signifies love and pleasure; to see another hold a fire-brand is an ill dream for one who would be secret (Artemidorus). Symbolism obvious.