cloven foot


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cloven foot

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Noun1.cloven foot - the mark of Satancloven foot - the mark of Satan      
stigma, stain, brand, mark - a symbol of disgrace or infamy; "And the Lord set a mark upon Cain"--Genesis
2.cloven foot - a hoof divided into two parts at its distal extremity (as of ruminants or swine)
hoof - the foot of an ungulate mammal
References in classic literature ?
There will be no such thing as living with him—they are both bad shots though, mere chance—mere chance—now, I never fired twice at a cloven foot in my life—it is hit or miss with me—dead or run away-had it been a bear, or a wild-cat, a man might have wanted both barrels.
They are for the use of horses, but they are shaped below with a cloven foot of iron, so as to throw pursuers off the track.
The story of the mysterious house guest with the cloven foot has become a legendary tale.