Huss

Huss

[huhs; Czech hoos]
noun
John, 1369?–1415, Czech religious reformer and martyr.
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huss (hʌs)
 
n
the flesh of the European dogfish, when used as food
 
[C15 husk, huske, C16 huss: of obscure origin]

Huss (hʌs)
 
n
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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