cloven hoof
noun Date: 1665 1. a foot (as of a sheep) divided into two parts at its distal extremity 2. [from the traditional representation of Satan as cloven-hoofed] the sign of devilish charactercloven-hoofed adjective

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  • Cloven Hoof — ist eine Heavy Metal Band aus England. Die Band wurde 1979 gegründet und gehörte zum NWOBHM. Ihr erstes Demo Tape gefiel Robert Plant (Led Zeppelin) so gut, dass er es in eine nationale Radiostation mitnahm. Rob Halford (Judas Priest) ließ das… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • cloven hoof — (also cloven foot) ► NOUN ▪ the divided hoof or foot of ruminants such as cattle, sheep, goats, antelopes, and deer …   English terms dictionary

  • cloven hoof — n CLOVEN FOOT clo·ven hoofed hu̇ft, hüft, hu̇vd, hüvd adj …   Medical dictionary

  • cloven hoof — n the type of foot that sheep, cows, and goats have, that is divided into two parts …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Cloven hoof — For other uses, see Cloven hoof (disambiguation). Capreolus capreolus (Roe Deer) cloven hoof A cloven hoof is a hoof split into two toes. This is found on members of the mammalian order Artiodactyla. Examples of mammals that possess this type of… …   Wikipedia

  • cloven hoof — noun 1. the mark of Satan • Syn: ↑cloven foot • Hypernyms: ↑mark, ↑stigma, ↑brand, ↑stain 2. a hoof divided into two parts at its distal extremity (as of ruminants or swine) • Syn: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • cloven hoof — UK [ˌkləʊv(ə)n ˈhuːf] / US [ˌkloʊv(ə)n ˈhuf] noun [countable] Word forms cloven hoof : singular cloven hoof plural cloven hooves the foot of an animal such as a cow or a sheep that has two separate parts …   English dictionary

  • cloven hoof — (also cloven foot) noun the divided hoof or foot of ruminants such as cattle, sheep, goats, and deer. Derivatives cloven hoofed adjective …   English new terms dictionary

  • cloven hoof — noun a) A divided hoof, as on bovine animals. b) The mark of the Devil. Syn: cleft hoof, cloven foot …   Wiktionary

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