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Adj.1.cloven-footed - of or relating to the cloven feet of ruminants or swine
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[ˌkləʊvnˈfʊtɪd] ADJ [animal] → de pezuña hendida; [devil] → con pezuña
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After the brilliant failure of his first theatrical venture, he dared not return to the lodging which he occupied in the Rue Grenier-sur-l'Eau, opposite to the Port-au-Foin, having depended upon receiving from monsieur the provost for his epithalamium, the wherewithal to pay Master Guillaume Doulx-Sire, farmer of the taxes on cloven-footed animals in Paris, the rent which he owed him, that is to say, twelve sols parisian; twelve times the value of all that he possessed in the world, including his trunk-hose, his shirt, and his cap.
If we had descended to the next order of spectators, we should have found an equal degree of abhorrence, though less of noise and scurrility; yet here the good women gave Black George to the devil, and many of them expected every minute that the cloven-footed gentleman would fetch his own.
Foot and Mouth Disease O serotype (FMDO) is a most significant viral disease which is highly contagious, affecting multi species primarily cloven-footed animals including goats (Gorsi et al., 2011; Depa et al., 2012).
It is reported that foot and mouth disease virus (FMDV) affects domestic ruminants such as cattle, buffalo, sheep and goats as well as pigs and other cloven-footed wild and domestic mammals (Knight-Jones et al., 2016; Saiz et al., 2002).
Cloven-footed quadruped clatter kicks clumps, quivers plain at a gallop.
FMD is a highly contagious disease of cloven-footed animals that threatens food security and the livelihoods of smallholders and prevents livestock sector from achieving its economic potential.