Friday, August 26, 2011

cloven

cloven [ Kloh-vuh' n ]
 verb, adjective ]
 MEANING :
 1. (v.) a past participle of cleave
2. (adj.) divided or split
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 She set the hat upon the cloven bark of the tree.
 USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
 Foot-and-mouth disease affects animals with cloven hooves, like cows, sheep and pigs, but is harmless to humans.