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or 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.


 (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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Noun1.huss - Czechoslovakian religious reformer who anticipated the ReformationHuss - 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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Rich old farmer, named Huss. Has inherited great wealth of manure, and by diligence has added to it.
Paul Hoch comes to old Huss and says, "I am at last as rich as you required--come and view the pile." Old Huss views it and says, "It is sufficient--take her and be happy,"--meaning Gretchen.
Wedding party assembled in old Huss's drawing-room.
Old Huss (enthusiastically): "Wake her up, shake her up, noble young man, she is yours!" Wedding takes place on the spot; bookkeeper restored to his office and emoluments; Paul Hoch led off to jail.
A spiritual descendant in the direct line from Wycliff, Huss, Luther, Calvin; an Evangelical of the Evangelicals, a Conversionist, a man of Apostolic simplicity in life and thought, he had in his raw youth made up his mind once for all in the deeper questions of existence, and admitted no further reasoning on them thenceforward.
However, Huss also said in a recent interview that the estimate still isn't final and was based on an early analysis of on-site measurements at chosen sites.
As reported in Item 5.02 below, Dickson resigned as director of the Company effective as of July 8th, 2019, and Conrad Huss was elected to fill one of the Board vacancies.
Huss is one of the many stalwart veterans in our community whose good deeds cannot truly be measured," Aurora Mayor Richard Irvin said.
| Steven Brooks with his personal best bull huss. Inset, Steven Spiers with his halibut
Fish were measured and released when Penygraig SAC held a boat competition and with points the decider Roger Saunders, from Tonyrefail, was the winner with 209 from his catch of rays, conger, dogfish, smooth hounds and bull huss.
They come from God," Van Huss said in a statement when he introduced the resolution last year, according to the Johnson City Press.
Currently, Huss is a member of the boards of Qool Therapeutics Inc, Surefire Medical Inc as well as Madorra.