stag

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stag

the adult male of a deer, esp a red deer
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What does it mean when you dream about a stag?

The word stag is associated both with the adult male version of the red deer, and with an all male event. The deer can represent either the forces of nature that are hunted down and killed, or masculinity.

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stag

symbol of maleness. [Animal Symbolism: Mercatante, 59–60]
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