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Noun: huss
Usage: Brit
  1. An Atlantic dogfish, genus Scyliorhinus
    - nurse hound [N. Amer], bull huss [Brit]
Noun: Huss
  1. 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)
    - John Huss, Hus, Jan Hus

Derived forms: husses

Type of: crusader, meliorist, reformer, reformist, social reformer

Encyclopedia: Huss, Stephen