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Walls have ears proverbial saying, late 16th century; meaning that care should be taken for possible eavesdroppers. (Compare fields have eyes, and woods have ears at field.)

See also come up against a brick wall, Chinese wall, fly on the wall, Mirror, mirror on the wall at mirror, nail jelly to the wall, the weakest go to the wall, wooden walls.


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