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 Itching Ears (To have).Itching of the Eye. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Itching Palm (An).
 
A love of money. If the palm of your right hand itches, it betokens that you are going to receive money. So Melton tells us in his Astrologaster, p. 23.   1
       
“Let me tell you, Cassius, you yourself
Are much condemned to have an itching palm.”
       
Shakespeare: Julius Cœsar, iv. 4.
 


 Itching Ears (To have).Itching of the Eye. 

 
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