Meaning of “read sb's palm” in the English Dictionary

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"read sb's palm" in British English

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read sb's palm

to look at the lines on a person's hand as a way of trying to find out what will happen to that person in the future:

In a tent an old gypsy woman was reading palms.

(Definition of “read sb's palm” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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