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Hus

[huhs; Czech hoo s] /hʌs; Czech hʊs/
noun
1.
Jan
[jan;; Czech yahn] /dʒæn;; Czech yɑn/ (Show IPA),
Huss, John.

Huss

or Hus

[huhs; Czech hoo s] /hʌs; Czech hʊs/
noun
1.
John, 1369?–1415, Czech religious reformer and martyr.
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  • The Emperor broke his sacred word and sacrificed Hus to his enemies.

    John Hus William Dallmann
  • What right, asked Hus, had the Pope to claim the "power of the keys?"

  • It is possibly indirectly through Wenceslaus that Hus became acquainted with the writings and teachings of Wycliffe.

    From a Terrace in Prague Lieut.-Col. B. Granville Baker
  • For faith and freedom he fought—the faith of Hus and the freedom of Bohemia.

  • Shan't beg your Hus—I mean Mr. Paine's pardon; he ought to thank me for the compliment.

    The Rise of Roscoe Paine Joseph C. Lincoln
  • He had studied the writings of Wycliffe and of Hus, and often appealed to Wycliffe in his works.

  • Hus was next charged with saying, "that he was and would be a Fourth Person in the Trinity."

    John Hus William Dallmann
  • In days gone by they had spoken of Hus as a "causer of war."

  • Hus had been disposed of, and again the papacy had risen triumphant.

  • It is found in no medival writer, and was taught neither by Wycliffe nor by Hus.

British Dictionary definitions for Hus

Hus

/Czech hʊs/
noun
1.
Jan (jan). the Czech name of John Huss See Huss

huss

/hʌs/
noun
1.
the flesh of the European dogfish, when used as food
Word Origin
C15 husk, huske, C16 huss: of obscure origin

Huss

/hʌs/
noun
1.
John, Czech name Jan Hus. ?1372–1415, Bohemian religious reformer. Influenced by Wycliffe, he anticipated the Reformation in denouncing doctrines and abuses of the Church. His death at the stake precipitated the Hussite wars in Bohemia and Moravia
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Related Abbreviations for Hus

HUS

hemolytic uremic syndrome
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