This has many meanings depending upon how it is used in the dream. It can depict male sexuality, but usually in the form of confidence or self affirmation. Such power can of course wound, oneself or others, but it can also protect and penetrate what is guarded or hidden. The spear therefore can represent a penetrating intellect or inquisitiveness. In some cultures the spear represented manhood in the sense of the skill to be independent and provide for or protect others – to be a warrior.

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