Butcher can indicate materialist settings, coldness, dangers, and sometimes fear and aggressiveness if you are actually witnessing the act of butchering and killing of the live animals.
If you were the butcher in the dream, and you did the execution, in reality you will have to come to terms with the situation in which you will be able to influence events and circumstances in a negatively way. Your actions and decisions will most likely become the judgement and take life away.
When the dream is a bad dream nightmare, such as you are being chased by a butcher who is trying to butcher and kill you. It suggests that you are being cornered by a ruthless and cold individual in the waking life. You feel that your life is hanging by the last call of another person.
Dreaming about cattles and cows being butchered suggests sickness will come to your family.
Dream About Butcher Knife
The dream butcher knife signifies a form of final judgement. If you are using a butcher knife, it suggests that you have the power to call the life or death of another living being usually with the power of force.
If you are cut by a butcher knife in the dream, it signifies the coming of a sickness that you will not be able to overcome.
Dream About Butcher Shop
Meat overall indicates profit in your industry. And butcher shop is a place that produces meat. You may have to take great gamble and risks to achieve your profitable and desired goals. However, it signifies that you will have to butcher your competitors to get that profit. In a work place setting, it suggests that you may have to outperform your coworkers to get the job promotions and raises that you seek.
If the butcher shop features a bad dream such as being stuck or lost in a butcher shop or freezer, it suggests that you will soon be sacrificed as meat so that others can achieve their profitable marks.