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 Meanings and Examples of CLOVEN
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cloven
 a.  split or divided in two
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1  He gave the word; and still gazing round him, was steadily lowered through the cloven blue air to the deck.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 135. The Chase.—Third Day.
2  They are for the use of horses, but they are shaped below with a cloven foot of iron, so as to throw pursuers off the track.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In V. THE ADVENTURE OF THE PRIORY SCHOOL
3  Not so faintly now as they come near the bridge; and in a moment, as they pass the darkened windows, the silence is cloven by alarm as by an arrow.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Get Context   In Chapter 5
4  Hither Alpheus the river of Elis, so rumour runs, hath cloven a secret passage beneath the sea, and now through thy well-head, Arethusa, mingles with the Sicilian waves.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK THIRD
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