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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
  • Against the authority of the Church Hus placed the individual conscience.

    John Hus William Dallmann
  • 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
  • It needed only to show Hus was a follower of Wiclif, and he would be burned also.

    John Hus William Dallmann
  • 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
  • Sigismund also again urged Hus to submit, and said, in effect: "Recant now, or die."

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

    John Hus William Dallmann
  • Sigismund hounded on the prelates to make an end of Hus, even if he recanted.

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

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

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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