itch

Part of speech: verb

To feel an irritation of the skin with inclination to scratch the part.

Part of speech: verb

To have a teasing inclination to do a thing.

Part of speech: noun

A contagious skin disease; an itching.

Part of speech: noun

A teasing desire.

Part of speech: adjective

Itchy.

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Usage examples "itch":

  1. In foul foot or ground itch of cattle, the inflammation of the skin and toes is general and not in certain spots, as in foot- and- mouth disease. - "Special Report on Diseases of Cattle", U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler.
  2. They scarce seem even to see us as we walk in their streets; and as to the soldiers as they stride along with helmet and shield, my fingers itch to meet them in the forest. - "Beric the Briton A Story of the Roman Invasion", G. A. Henty.
  3. One doctor said that it would require three or four years' careful treatment to cure an acute case of doby itch in another climate. - "A Soldier in the Philippines", Needom N. Freeman.