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 Itch.Itching Palm (An). 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Itching Ears (To have).
To have a longing desire to hear news, or some novelty.   1
        “The time will come when they will not endure the sound doctrine; but having itching ears, will beap to themselves teachers after their own lusts [or longings].”—2 Timothy iv. 3 (R. V.).

 Itch.Itching Palm (An). 

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