cloven hoof

the figurative indication of Satan or evil temptation.
Also called cloven foot. Unabridged
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cloven hoof or cloven foot
1.  the divided hoof of a pig, goat, cow, deer, or related animal, which consists of the two middle digits of the foot
2.  the mark or symbol of Satan
cloven foot or cloven foot
cloven-'hoofed or cloven foot
cloven-'footed or cloven foot

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Example sentences
His feet are a blend of the camel's two-toed conjoined footpad and the
  guanaco's cloven hoof.
Here and there the mud was firm enough to hold the impression of a cloven hoof.
First he found your cloven hoof and now he is worried about your tin foil hat.
He has one peg leg and the other with a cloven hoof.
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