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Huss

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[ huhs; Czech hoos ]
/ hʌs; Czech hʊs /
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noun
John, 1369?–1415, Czech religious reformer and martyr.
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British Dictionary definitions for Huss (1 of 2)

huss
/ (hʌs) /

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

Word Origin for huss

C15 husk, huske, C16 huss : of obscure origin

British Dictionary definitions for Huss (2 of 2)

Huss
/ (hʌs) /

noun
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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