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cloven-hoofed

[kloh-vuhn-hooft, -hooft]
adjective
1.
having split hoofs, once assumed to represent the halves of a single undivided hoof, as in cattle.
2.
devilish; Satanic.
Also, cloven-footed [kloh-vuhn-foot-id] .


Origin:
1640–50

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cloven-hoofed

adjective
of or relating to the cloven feet of ruminants or swine 
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