A deer in a dream represents women and children. Capturing a deer in a dream or receiving one as a gift means prosperity, an inheritance, marriage, having children or overcoming one’s adversary. Slaughtering a deer in a dream means deflowering a young girl. Bringing a deer inside one’s house means finding a bride for one’s son.
If one kills and skins a deer in a dream, it means that he will rape a noble woman.
A deer jumping at someone in a dream represents a disobedient wife. Owning a deer in a dream means marriage to a noble woman or it could represent wealth which is earned from lawful sources. (Also see Gazelle)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
Dreams of a deer represents a gentle spirit, precious, wise, loving and fragile heart. You need to be mindful of your naiveté making you vulnerable to sudden, unexpected predators.... Strangest Dream Explanations
Deer represent grace and spirituality. Deers are important dream messengers, so pay attention to where they lead you in dreams. Some specific dream meanings involving deer: To see a deer in its natural habitat foretells a new and pleasant friendship.
If the deer was captive or in unnatural surroundings, this symbolizes emotional upsets and/or disappointment in a trusted friend.
To see a dead or dying deer, or to kill a deer in your dream, is a warning to look out for a backstabber who is masquerading as your friend.... My Dream Interpretation
As like with most other animals, the deer in your dream may represent some aspect of your intuition or it may be a message from your unconscious. In some parts of Asia, deer are considered to be conductors of soul and thus the robes of shamans are usually made out of deerskin.
The Indians of North and South America also gave deer a spiritually important role. They believed that the souls of men passed into deer at the time of death. They also believed that a dying deer was a negative omen, which usually represented droughts that in turn foretold of very difficult times ahead. In the modern world, we generally see deer as gentle forest animals. Deer are characters in children’s stories and Santa Clause uses them to bring gifts to all. Thus, the deer in your dream may be a symbol of gentle and helpful parts of your psyche. In order to understand the message of the dream, think about what situation in your life would benefit from gentleness and soul fullness?... The Bedside Dream Dictionary
Being in nature. Points to the basics of life and longing for freedom and simplicity; if held captive, you are unable to live out your physical urges, your male instincts, your need to roam about.
The image of the elk is also connected to the sense of wide-open spaces that is usually expressing a longing for mental clarity and openness. As a mighty animal, the elk elicits awe about the nature of passion.
A symbol of self-development and redemption. Also masculine power and superpower. In myth, it corresponds to the “Huhertus Elk,” a white elk with a cross between his antlers.
To see him is considered a sign of special grace.
Folklore: Erotic meaning.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
If you dream of being fawned on by someone who might expect to receive unusual favors it is a warning to avoid committing yourself when you are approached with an unusual proposition.... The Complete Dream Book
The reindeer’s sensitivity, poise, and nobility are attributes that may influence your character.
A team of reindeer can represent a team of leaders delivering products or gifts to the world. Its mystical association with Saint Nicholas or Santa Clause associates reindeer with one who bnngs gifts and fulfillment of the deepest wishes.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
As in the story of Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer, if you dream of a reindeer, then you are realizing that your unique and “strange” qualities are your greatest gifts to your community and to the world. Your subconscious mind is giving you the message to let your light shine in the unique way that only yours can.... Strangest Dream Explanations