Hus

[huhs; Czech hoo s]

Huss

or Hus

[huhs; Czech hoo s]
noun
  1. John,1369?–1415, Czech religious reformer and martyr.
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Hus

noun
  1. Jan (jan). the Czech name of John HussSee Huss

huss

noun
  1. the flesh of the European dogfish, when used as food

Word Origin for huss

C15 husk, huske, C16 huss : of obscure origin

Huss

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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