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cleave

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cleat, cleave

claw of any cloven-footed animal.
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The penultimate section of this article is devoted to a comparison of The cloven Viscount and Birds, in which both differences and similarities are identified.
However, the ministry has, in another separate decision, lifted the ban that had been placed on the import of sheep, goats and cloven hoof animals from the United Kingdom.
Utilizing full headset support, players compete as either members of the French resistance group, the Maquis, or as one of the Cloven on five different maps.
I don't have any animals with cloven feet," he said.
The launch of the new download has been scheduled to coincide with the launch of Taylor's second novel, Cloven, a tale of the exploration of man's relationship with animals and the countryside.
Maybe you've noticed that the devil is frequently portrayed with goat-like features--horns, a little beard, a pointy chin, and cloven hooves.
The mud also shows imprints of cloven hooves, possibly from a peccary.
Clootie is a 'rag' or 'cloth'; however, this derivation is a bit of a puzzle, as Auld Clootie is also a northern nickname for the devil, and is said to derive from cloven (as in cloven-hoofed).
Wheat ears and coins might bring to mind folksy, heimisch gifts or gingerbread-house decorations; Dealer, with his single cloven hoof and ponytail, is clearly intended to invoke a whiff of the diabolical.
And there appered unto them cloven tonges, like as they had bene of fyre.
Unless you have a cloven hoof," says Hays, "you're not going to get this.
This dawdling has gone on too long," Satan said impatiently, stamping his cloven foot.