dream catcher

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dream catcher

dream catcher

or dream·catch·er  (drēm′kăch′ər, -kĕch′-)
n.
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.

dream catcher

- A decorative Native American object in the form of a hoop and net with attachments such as feathers.
See also related terms for net.
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