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dream book

a book, pamphlet, etc., that lists common dreams and purports to interpret them, especially in regard to their meaning for the future.
Origin of dream book
1785-95 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • “I guess you get your history in the dream book,” Jimmie cried.

    Boy Scouts in the Canal Zone G. Harvey Ralphson
  • Whenever you want to find the answer to any puzzle, you look in that dream book!

  • This dream book of Blunt's reminds me of a narrow escape we had, early one morning.

    Redburn. His First Voyage Herman Melville
  • Ill hunt up my dream book to-morrow and find what it says about leather bags dropping out of the sky!

  • Ella has a dream book she looks up my age in and tells me what luck I have, and all that.

  • We've got to do something right away, and that's no story out of the dream book!

  • And Im going to teach you to read sensible books, the kind that will help you more than your dream book.

    Hungry Hearts Anzia Yezierska
  • I bought a dream book and there was the same little woman again, sir.

    Betty at Fort Blizzard Molly Elliot Seawell
  • A night spent without dreams of some kind was one wasted in the eyes of the colored girl who consulted her dream book constantly.

    The Carter Girls Nell Speed
  • They knew it from the A, B, C of the dream book to the post-graduate work of projecting from a cabinet the spirits of the dead.

    Vera Richard Harding Davis

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