cloven cloven


  1. (adj) (used of hooves) split, divided
  2. (v) separate or cut with a tool, such as a sharp instrument
  3. (v) make by cutting into
  4. (v) come or be in close contact with; stick or hold together and resist separation


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  1. Moreover, its been edging its way into yuppier climes for a year or so now, click-clacking its cloven hooves up and down the coasts and to places like Houston and Des Moines.
  2. It also affects sheep, goats, deer, and other cloven-hooved ruminants.
  3. With cloven-hoofed Andre, who walks like a female but has breasts like a male, Pan God sent for a handjob.


  • USDA'S novel cell line identifies all FMD virus serotypes

    WASHINGTON—U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists have developed a new cell line that rapidly and accurately detects foot-and-mouth disease virus (FMDV), which causes a highly contagious and economically devastating disease in cattle and other cloven-hoofed animals.
    on July 1, 2013     Source: Dairy Herd


  1. "I chose (to write about) Nixon because it was time to re-integrate him into American history and stop pretending that he was a freak with cloven feet and horns who just happened to be elected to national office four times," Black said in a...
    on Aug 13, 2007 By: Conrad Black Source: Toronto Star

  2. "That is a beautiful family," Simpson said. "Forget the politics. We know how Dick is being demonized. He has the red tail sticking out of him and horns and cloven hooves. ......But as a man and a family, he is a wonder."
    on May 11, 2006 By: Alan Simpson Source: USA Today

  3. Bret Harte wrote in 1860 that little children and old women were mercilessly stabbed and their skulls crushed by axes: "Old women:lay weltering in blood, their brains dashed out:while infants:with their faces cloven with hatchets and their bodies...
    on Dec 8, 2005 By: Bret Harte Source: Mathaba.Net

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