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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Cloven \Clo"ven\ (kl[=o]"v'n), p. p. & a. from Cleave, v. t. [1913 Webster] To show the cloven foot or To show the cloven hoof, to reveal a devilish character, or betray an evil purpose, notwithstanding disguises, -- Satan being represented dramatically and symbolically as having cloven hoofs. [1913 Webster] Cloven-footed