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Subject: Re: name origin
Author: PriaposLovs   (guest, 212.251.72.135)
Date: February 22, 2001 at 8:06:46 AM
Reply to: name origin by Dreama Norris
The origins of the word Dream are somewhat obscure:

dream \Dream\ (dr[=e]m), n. [Akin to OS. dr[=o]m, D. droom, G. traum, Icel. draumr, Dan. & Sw. dr["o]m; cf. G. tr["u]gen to deceive, Skr. druh to harm, hurt, try to hurt. AS. dre['a]m joy, gladness, and OS. dr[=o]m joy are, perh., different words; cf. Gr. qry^los noise.] 1. The thoughts, or series of thoughts, or imaginary transactions, which occupy the mind during sleep; a sleeping vision.

Source: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998

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