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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CLOVEN

Those cataracts of cloven earth; they were done by the grace of God.

Yet let us enjoy the cloven flame whilst it glows on our walls.

The cloven hoof of the Socialist peeps out from a little group.

I was almost happy; the cloven hoof had peeped so damningly out.

The stride was about eight feet, the marks as of the cloven hoofs of an ox.

Break it, before it be cloven asunder for you by the sword of Rome.

The answer came in a savage, squealing scream and the pound of cloven hooves.

In this instance the cloven foot and not the horned head was detected.

I played with her, but her young keenness detected the cloven hoof of duty.

Then the skies were cloven, and the tree Ygdrassil was shaken in all its roots.

WORD ORIGIN

"divided, split," Old English clofen, past participle adjective from cleave (v.1).

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