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cleave

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cleat, cleave

claw of any cloven-footed animal.
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In this section, the theoretical scheme of Section 2 will be applied to The cloven Viscount.
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.
Even the festival itself is cloven in two: Half is a competition--participating countries include Iceland, Lebanon and Armenia--while the other half features readings of cutting-edge work.
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.
Goats have cloven hooves that i are causing enormous destruction in both North Africa and the Middle East.
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).
You have cloven hooves, and such animals need horns," the zebra retorted.
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.
Starting from yesterday (7 March), the EU restrictions limit the transports of cloven hooved animals to between a single farm and the abattoir.