Definition of cloven in English:
past participle of cleave1.
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Split or divided in two.
- Only the thigh-length, brown and white goatskin boots with cloven toes offer any indication that here sits the most outlandish, controversial female musician of her generation.
- Testiness mixes with vanity when he reminds Ariel that it was ‘mine art ‘that released him from the cloven pine.’
- What the ex-policeman takes for boredom, though, is the stillness of a serpent as its cloven tongue tastes the scent in the breeze.
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