To dream of making a wager, signifies that you will resort to dishonest means to forward your schemes. If you lose a wager, you will sustain injury from base connections with those out of your social sphere. To win one, reinstates you in favor with fortune. If you are not able to put up a wager, you will be discouraged and prostrated by the adverseness of circumstances.
Wages, if received in dreams, brings unlooked for good to persons engaging in new enterprises. To pay out wages, denotes that you will be confounded by dissatisfaction. To have your wages reduced, warns you of unfriendly interest that is being taken against you. An increase of wages, suggests unusual profit in any undertaking.
To dream of a wagon, denotes that you will be unhappily mated, and many troubles will prematurely age you. To drive one down a hill, is ominous of proceedings which will fill you with disquiet, and will cause you loss. To drive one up hill, improves your worldly affairs. To drive a heavily loaded wagon, denotes that duty will hold you in a moral position, despite your efforts to throw her off. To drive into muddy water, is a gruesome prognostication, bringing you into a vortex of unhappiness and fearful foreboding. To see a covered wagon, foretells that you will be encompassed by mysterious treachery, which will retard your advancement. For a young woman to dream that she drives a wagon near a dangerous embankment, portends that she will be driven into an illicit entanglement, which will fill her with terror, lest she be openly discovered and ostracised. If she drives across a clear stream of water, she will enjoy adventure without bringing opprobrium upon herself. A broken wagon represents distress and failure.
To see a wagtail in a dream, foretells that you will be the victim of unpleasant gossip, and your affairs will develop unmistakable loss.
To dream of a waif, denotes personal difficulties, and especial ill-luck in business.
A wail falling upon your ear while in the midst of a dream, brings fearful news of disaster and woe. For a young woman to hear a wail, foretells that she will be deserted and left alone in distress, and perchance disgrace. See Weeping.
To dream of a round full waist, denotes that you will be favored by an agreeable dispensation of fortune. A small, unnatural waist, foretells displeasing success and recriminating disputes. For a young woman to dream of a nice, ready-made shirt-waist, denotes that she will win admiration through her ingenuity and pleasing manners. To dream that her shirt-waist is torn, she will be censured for her illicit engagements. If she is trying on a shirt-waist, she will encounter rivalry in love, but if she succeeds in adjusting the waist to her person, she will successfully combat the rivalry and win the object of her love.
To dream of a waiter, signifies you will be pleasantly entertained by a friend. To see one cross or disorderly, means offensive people will thrust themselves upon your hospitality.
To dream that you attend a wake, denotes that you will sacrifice some important engagement to enjoy some ill-favored assignation. For a young woman to see her lover at a wake, foretells that she will listen to the entreaties of passion, and will be persuaded to hazard honor for love.
If you wade in clear water while dreaming, you will partake of evanescent, but exquisite joys. If the water is muddy, you are in danger of illness, or some sorrowful experiences. To see children wading in clear water is a happy prognostication, as you will be favored in your enterprises. For a young woman to dream of wading in clear foaming water, she will soon gain the desire nearest her heart. See Bathing.