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Husor Huss (hŭs, ho͝os), Jan or John 1372?-1415.
Czech religious reformer who was excommunicated (1410) for attacking the corruption of the clergy. His De Ecclesia questioned the authority and infallibility of the Catholic Church.
Huss(hŭs, ho͝os), John
See Jan Hus.
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(Cookery) the flesh of the European dogfish, when used as food
[C15 husk, huske, C16 huss: of obscure origin]
(Biography) 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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|Noun||1.||Huss - Czechoslovakian religious reformer who anticipated the Reformation; he questioned the infallibility of the Catholic Church was excommunicated (1409) for attacking the corruption of the clergy; he was burned at the stake (1372-1415)|
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