Old Woman

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What does it mean when you dream about an old woman?

An old woman is an archetypal symbol whose feminine energy is the power of life and death, having brought forth life as a mother and now ushering in the last phase of life as physical deterioration leads to mortal death.

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Old Woman

of Surrey “morn, noon, and night in a hurry.” [Nurs. Rhyme: Mother Goose, 117]
See: Frenzy
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