dream catcherdream catcher
a traditional North American Indian artifact consisting of a hoop strung with a loose net or web and decorated with beads, feathers, etc.
Origin of dream catcherso called from the belief that when hung over a bed, it catches bad dreams, but allows good dreams to pass through to the sleeper
A handicraft item consisting of a circular frame strung with loose webbing worked into a pattern around a central hole and often decorated with feathers and beads, used in certain Native American traditions as a charm to separate good forces or influences from bad ones.
(plural dream catchers)
- Alternative spelling of dreamcatcher.