To dream that the arms have grown to be larger and more stalwart than they are naturally, announces to the dreamer great joy and profit, which will be brought about mainly through the medium of a brother or son. Should such a dream occur to a woman, it betokens that her husband will become rich and influential.
To dream of having robust arms announces a safe deliverance, either from a sickroom or a prison-house.
To dream of having the arms or elbows covered with boils, ulcers, or other sores, signifies sadness, sorrow and misfortune in general affairs, failure in trade, and mental suffering.
Should any one dream of having the arm broken, or withered away, if he be a statesman, politician, or officeholder, it is a sign that he will incur public disgrace, be deserted by his friends, or be deprived of his official position. To a person in ordinary life this dream foretells the sudden sickness of a brother or son, or some other heavy affliction befalling them. As a general thing this dream forewarns calamity and misfortune to the nearest of the dreamer's kin, whereby he himself will suffer.
Should this dream occur to a woman, it forewarns a separation from her husband for some length of time.
The muscles of the arm relate to servants or dependents.
To dream of having the arm hairy, or shaggy, designates an increase in financial wealth or other property.
The right arm is attributed to the son, the father, the brother or a friend, and the left to a mother, a daughter, a sister, a female friend, or a faithful female servant.
To dream of having the arm cut, should it be the right, signifies misfortune to the son, father, brother, or male friend of the dreamer; should it be the left, it betokens disaster to the mother, daughter, sister, or female friend of the one dreaming.
To dream of having both arms cut or injured, indicates imprisonment or sickness.